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Brassica spp.

Also known as

Cabbage, Kale, Rape, Wild cabbage, Broccoli, Swede, Cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, Turnip

Raapstelen Brassica campestris greens by Rasbak (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering

Expected size





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Mustard Overview

Brassica is a genus of roughly 39 hardy, annual, perennial and evergreen biennial plants, including species of widely cultivated vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli. These are all cultivars of the same species, Brassica oleracea. Some species are grown for their ornamental foliage and they originated from Western Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia, limited to temperate regions.

Common problems with Mustard

How to propagate Mustard


You can propagate by seed which are sown outdoors in the spring or under glass in early spring.

Other uses of Mustard

Grown for their vegetables and ornamental foliage.


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