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Chinese Broccoli Overview
Brassica oleracea (Alboglabra group) is also known as Chinese kale and Chinese broccoli. Is an annual herb, with egg-shaped leaves. It grows flower clusters that initially resemble small heads of broccoli but then develop into very long, sparse clusters of white flowers and egg-shaped, hairless fruit capsules. The stems, flower buds, and young leaves are generally used as a cooked vegetable and are typical in Asian stir-fries, soups, and noodle dishes.
Common problems with Chinese Broccoli
Pests include pieris, prodenia, slugs and aphids.
How to harvest Chinese Broccoli
Leaves are ready to harvest in about 60-70 days. Harvest young stems and leaves when the first flowers appear.
How to propagate Chinese Broccoli
The best time to sow is in the autumn months. Space the seeds roughly 15 cm from one another and at a depth of 2.5 cm. The germination time is between 10 and 15 days.
Other uses of Chinese Broccoli
Roots, Stems and Leaves