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PlantFiles: Turkish Rocket, Turkish Warty Cabbage
Bunias orientalis

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bunias
Species: orientalis (or-ee-en-TAY-liss) (Info)

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive scirpidiella On Feb 21, 2009, scirpidiella from Pińczw
Poland (Zone 6b) wrote:

Turkish Rocket grow wildly in North-East Poland. Here are very frosty winters (zone 6a). Young shoots of Turkish Rocket are very tasty vegetable.Young shoots can be collected in mid-spring, before flowering. Turkish Rocket flowering in (IV) V - VII (VIII) in Poland.



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