Scientific name, Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera. Taxonomy navigation. Up › Brassica oleracea. Down Terminal (leaf) node. Common name, Brussel sprouts. Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera. Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera. Common Name(s): Brussels sprouts. Categories: Fruits and Vegetables. Brussels sprout (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) as its name suggests, originated in Belgium, probably near Brussels. Although Brussels sprouts were.

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Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

Apply garden fertilizer at the same rate as for beets, plant 18 inches within the row, and rows 36 inches apart, plant at the same depth as they were in the container. The historical genus of Cruciferameaning “cross-bearing” in reference to the four-petaled flowers, may be the only unifying feature beyond taste. Brassica ooleracea Wild cabbage plants Scientific classification Kingdom: Proudly powered by WordPress. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Advent Botany — Day Dr M Goes Wild.

With the advent of agriculture and the domestication of wild crop plants, the people of the northern Mediterranean began cultivating wild cabbage.

Maintenance Feed the plants with nitrogen fertilizer once a month. Planting Instructions Sow seeds from mid- to late summer in seed trays and transplant seedlings. Brussels sprouts as they are now known were grown possibly as early as the 13th century in what is now Belgium.

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Their woody stalks are sometimes dried and made into walking sticks. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat You brasisca start seeds indoor and transplant outdoors. In greenhouse gas terms million sprouts is massive and surely not to be sniffed at. The United Kingdom has production comparable to that of the Netherlands, but its crop is oleraceaa not exported.

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Researchers believe it has been cultivated for several thousand years, but its history as a domesticated plant is not clear before Greek and Roman times, when it was a well-established garden vegetable. In the home garden, harvest gemmifdra be delayed as quality does not suffer from freezing. Can tolerate much lower temperatures than other cabbage crops. Learn how your comment data is processed.

But today there is a distinctly sweet taste […]. From there it took about 50 years for the crop to spread to France and Britain. Many cultivars oeracea available; some are purple in color, such as ‘Ruby Crunch’ or ‘Red Bull’. Night of the Radishes Culham Research Group. View December 24, Prefers cool, moist conditions and has a long growing season.

Downy mildew and black rot on seedlings in warm, moist weather. The cultivars of B.

Pinch terminal bud after reaching a desired height of about 2-ft tall in northern Illinois after all gdmmifera have set. One of these is the complex sugar raffinose which therefore passes unchanged from the small to the large intestine.

This article is about the plant. The plant requires well-drained, medium to heavy clay soils that have been well prepared with large quantities of general fertilizer, manure and compost. According to the Triangle of U theory, B. Harvest Time Harvest sprouts they are about two inches in diameter. Media related to Brxssica oleracea at Wikimedia Commons.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Although boiling gemmifeera the level of sulforaphane, neither steaming, microwave cooking, nor stir frying cause a significant loss.