What is the common name of Brassica oleracea Caulorapa?
|UPOV Principal Botanical Name:||Brassica oleracea L. var. gongylodes L.|
|Other Botanical Names:||Brassica caulorapa (DC.) Pasq.; Brassica oleracea L. convar. acephala (DC.) Alef. var. gongylodes L.; Brassica oleracea var. caulorapa DC.|
|English Common Names:||Kohlrabi; Stem turnip|
|French Common Names:||Chou-rave|
How do you grow oleracea Brassica?
Transplant cabbage seedlings outdoors just before the last frost. Spacing Requirements: Sow seeds ¼ inch deep. Space cabbages at least 24-36 inches apart in even spacing or 12-14 inches apart in rows spaced 36-44 inches apart. Time to Germination: 7-12 days.
How is Brassica oleracea Italica?
Brassica oleracea (Italica Group), commonly called broccoli, is a cool weather vegetable that is grown for harvest of large, tight, terminal heads of green flower buds at the ends of thick edible stems. It is grown in St. Louis as an annual. Plants typically grow to 18-30″ tall.
What does Brassica oleracea taste like?
Descriptive sensory analysis of the whole extracts found sweetness (cauliflower and red cabbage sweeter than broccoli and Brussels sprouts) and bitterness (Brussels sprouts more bitter than others) as the most discriminating attributes.
Where is Brassica oleracea from?
Brassica oleracea is native to the Mediterranean region and southwestern Europe, as far north as southern England. It is found growing wild on seaside cliffs.
Where is Brassica oleracea native to?
In its uncultivated form, it is called wild cabbage and is native to coastal southern and western Europe.
Can you eat Brassica oleracea?
The leaves and stems are edible raw but only use the younger stems as the older ones become very tough. The leaves and stems are really good for sauerkraut. The flowering heads, which look like broccoli, are also edible raw and are good for salads. The seeds, like any other cabbage, can be used for sprouting.
Where is Brassica oleracea grown?
Is broccoli a Brassica oleracea?
broccoli, Brassica oleracea, variety italica, form of cabbage, of the mustard family (Brassicaceae), grown for its edible flower buds and stalk.
Can I eat Brassica oleracea?
Are Brassica vegetables bad for you?
Brassicas contain high levels of vitamin C, A, E, K, as well as folate, calcium, iron, potassium and phosphorus. They are a good source of dietary fibre and have something that no other fruits or vegetables contain, namely glucosinolates.
What is Brassica oleracea good for?
They prevent oxidative stress, induce detoxification enzymes, stimulate immune system, decrease the risk of cancers, inhibit malignant transformation and carcinogenic mutations, as well as, reduce proliferation of cancer cells.