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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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately.
See our list of companion Plants for Tronchuda Cabbage to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These estimates for how long Tronchuda Cabbage takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
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Beira Tronchuda, Kale
Brassica oleracea L. var. costata DC.