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Brassica rapa var. perviridis

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

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

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

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2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dianne99 On Feb 22, 2012, dianne99 from Brookville, KS (Zone 5b) wrote:

Even if you don't like mustard or spinach, try this one. Very mild flavored, it is super nutritious with as much as 3x a day's serving of vitamins A and C.

Positive carminator1 On Dec 7, 2009, carminator1 from mobile, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very nice plant, grows quickly and is very versatile, you can cook it like spinach or eat it raw in salads.

Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An oriental cultivar from Genesis. Note that there are named cultivars of mustard spinach. In North America the cultivar Tendergreen is popular.

Regional...

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

Mobile, Alabama
Brookville, Kansas
Vinton, Ohio



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