Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?

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Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?
« on: July 02, 2010, 14:17 »
Is it alright to use turnip and radish tops in stirfry? Also,are rocket and radish brassicas,ditto beetroot and spinachbeet and siss chard,also lettice?

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Re: Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2010, 15:57 »
Turnips, rocket & radish are brassicas.
« Last Edit: July 02, 2010, 15:59 by DD. »
Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

Seeds are SOWN, planting's for plants (and bulbs & tubers)!

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Re: Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2010, 17:11 »
Beetroot, spinach beet and swiss chard are different forms of the same plant but are not brassicas. Lettuce is not related to any of these and is not a brassica.

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Re: Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2010, 17:56 »
and to answer your other question, yes you can use the greens from the turnips and radishes.

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Re: Which bits are edible, and what are brassicas?
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2010, 22:17 »
Thats good news then THANKYOU :)



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