Chinese broccoli grow and care – leaf plant of the species Brassica oleracea in the Alboglabra Group also known as Chinese kale or Kai lan, Chinese broccoli annual plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10 in autumn planting.

Leaves color green, the shape round wavy that grow on a stem.

Chinese broccoli buds

Buds and the stems are edible look like open broccoli, flower color yellow the flowers small grow on inflorescence.

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How to grow Chinese broccoli growing and care:

Rich soil, cold season

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Attract a lot pests

Planting season:
Warm area early autumn, late winter or spring, in cold area summer

Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera), slugs, aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
dead and infected leaves

Size of the plant?
5-30 cm, 2-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence

Thinning the bloom:
If there is no need in the for seeds can be trim for eat

Pollination is done by:

Uses of Broccoli plant buds:
Cooked, eaten raw, salads

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year 60+ days to harvest

How to harvest the leaves?
Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the stem or with the main stem

Information about leaves:
Round wavy leaves that grow on a stem

Uses of Chinese broccoli leaves:
Cooked, stir fry

Scientific name:

Brassica oleracea Alboglabra Group


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Bud
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Pickles
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Leaf plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water

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