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How to plant and grow turnips (Brassica rapa) - www.dearplants.com 0

Turnip (Brassica rapa)

How to plant and grow turnip (Brassica rapa) Brassica rapa (Turnip) is a plant grown for the consumption of its roots or its leaves and flower buds. The root cultivars, which are the most...

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Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

How to plant and grow cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a climbing plant, whose branches can grow from 1 to 3 m in length. Its fruits are usually consumed while still immature,...

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Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

How to plant and grow chicory (Cichorium intybus) Chicory (Cichorium intybus) or “common chicory” is a perennial herbaceous plant of the dandelion family Asteraceae, usually with bright blue flowers, sometimes white or pink. Many...

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Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea gemmifera)

How to plant and grow Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) Cauliflower is a plant of the same species as cabbage but it produces a head consisting of poorly developed flower buds.  Cultivars with white heads...

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Broccoli (Brassica oleracea italica)

How to plant and grow broccoli (Brassica oleracea Italica Group or Brassica oleracea italica variety) Broccoli is a plant of the same species as cabbage, but has been selected for the consumption of its...

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Beetroot (Beta vulgaris)

How to plant and grow beetroot (Beta vulgaris) Beetroot is a plant grown for consumption of its primary root and leaves, which are very nutritious.  Most cultivars have red or purplish-red roots, but there...