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Brassica rapa

various Oriental greens

Fruits and Vegetables

Many Brassica rapa subtypes are very popular Oriental greens, including mibuna, mizuna and kyona, or subspecies japonica, and komatsuna, subspecies perviridis; the latter especially is fairly hardy. These may be sown throughout spring and summer, or in fall in warmer climates. Sow 1/4" deep, every 2", with rows spaced every 18"; thin to two plants per 10-12"; like all brassicas, enjoys very fertile, moist, nitrogen-rich soil

Brassica juncea (mustard greens, Oriental mustard)
Brassica napus (rutabaga, Swede turnip)
Brassica oleracea acephala (kale, collards)
Brassica oleracea botrytis (cauliflower)
Brassica oleracea capitata (cabbage)
Brassica oleracea gemmifera (brussels sprouts)
Brassica oleracea gongylodes (kohlrabi)
Brassica oleracea italica (broccoli)
Brassica rapa chinensis (bok choi)
Brassica rapa pekinensis (Chinese cabbage, pak choi)
Brassica rapa rapifera (turnip)

Fruits and Vegetables

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