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Brassica balearica - Pers.
                 
Common Name
Family Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Limestone cliffs.
Range Europe - Majorca.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Brassica balearica


Brassica balearica
   
Physical Characteristics
 
Brassica balearica is a PERENNIAL. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

The plant is said to be used as a vegetable[177, 183]. We do not know what part of the plant is used though it is most likely to be the leaves[K].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in full sun in a well-drained fertile preferably alkaline soil[200]. This species might be no more than a part of the polymorphic species B. cretica[74].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer.
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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