Rutabaga grow and care – taproot leaf plant of the genus Brassica also known as Swedish turnip or swede, Rutabaga annual plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a.
Taproot shape is top, taproot colors: in the top purple in the lower part yellow-white.
Leaves green can be 20-40 cm. Flowers are yellow very small flowers grow on inflorescence, the pods are edible
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How to grow Rutabaga growing and care:
Well drain soil, airy soil, clean from stone or hard object
What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need clean ground from stone
Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), slugs
How to prune:
No need to prune
Size of the plant?
Leaves 20-40 cm (8-16 inches), taproot 4-10 cm (2-4 inches), flower stem 70-100 cm (28-40 inches)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence
Thinning the bloom:
Unless you want to save the seeds recommend thinning
Pollination is done by:
Bee and butterfly
Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer
How to harvest the leaves?
Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the root, for salad young leaves for cooked mature leaves
Information about leaves:
Green leaves 20-30 cm,
Uses of Rutabaga leaves:
Cooked, stir fry, salad
Information about Rutabaga’s taproot:
Shape is top, taproot colors: in the top purple in the lower part yellow-white
When to pull up Rutabaga’s taproot:
About 50-60 days to harvest, when sow in the autumn it’s in the winter, when sow in the spring it’s in the summer
Uses of Rutabaga leaves:
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants
Plant life-form: Annual plant, Leaf plant
Plant Uses: Edible plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 2, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 9
Blooming season: Summer flowers
Flower colors: Yellow flower
Edible Parts: Edible leaves, Edible Roots
Culinary uses: Cooked, Eaten raw, Leafy vegetables, Pickles, Salad, Vegetables