Rutabaga

Brassica napobrassica

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Rutabaga - You do lay emphasis on study in your life The answer you planted into the twenty third of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Raising Doubts project. Latin name: Brassica napus Artist family:
 Neutral 123 Zaden, Zadenbank Velt

Description

The rutabaga is a root vegetable that may have originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip. The roots are prepared for human food in a variety of ways, and the leaves can be eaten as a leaf vegetable. The roots and tops are also used as winter feed for livestock, when they may be fed directly, or by allowing the animals to forage the plants in the field.