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Brassica rapa var. komatsuna 'Savanna'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: rapa var. komatsuna
Cultivar: Savanna

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Jul 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Sakata offers this description: "Savanna is a cross between an early heat tolerant Tendergreen type and cold tolerant, dark green-leafed Tendergreen. This hybrid provides better uniformity, faster growth and recovery than OP varieties for multiple cuts. It has large, glossy green, oval leaves and is slow bolting. " 10/22/07 Larger and darker green than Tendergreen. Vigorous.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arlington, Virginia



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