Brassica oleracea var. costata
Tronchuda Cabbage is part of the Brassica (Mustard) genus and its scientific name is Brassica oleracea var. costata. The oleracea part of this plant's botanical name means 'eaten as a vegetable'.It is an edible vegetable that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Expect harvests to start to occur in early winter.
Portugal is believed to be where Tronchuda Cabbage originates from.
Typically, Tronchuda Cabbage is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Tronchuda Cabbage so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Tronchuda Cabbage so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Tronchuda Cabbage plants:
Brassica oleracea L. var. costata DC.