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Broccoli Brassica oleracea

(Common Name:- Broccoli)

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Plant Description

Wild B. olearacea is a tall biennial plant, forming a stout rosette of large leaves in the first year, and stored nutrients are used to produce a flower spike 1–2 m tall bearing numerous yellow flowers in the second year.

The roots can be found up to 3 feet away from the plant. After a few months of growing some of the roots will mine vertically to a depth of 1.5-2 m.

The stem is waxy, usually unbranched and, from it arise the leaves and flower heads.

The leaves are simple, alternate and without stipules. Many times they are pinnately lobed.

Brassica oleracea

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