From Your Garden to Your Dinner Plate

Meet Brassica oleracea, the plant that wears many hats! Also known as Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, and even Kale, this plant is a culinary superstar, a garden showstopper, and a moth magnet all rolled into one.

Brassica oleracea

Partial To Full Sun

Can handle a mix of direct and bright light throughout the day.

Moderate Water Needs

Needs regular watering (multiple times a week), but can manage occasional variations.

Highly Adaptable to Various Soils

Thrives in clay, silt loam, or sand, showing great adaptability.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Brassica oleracea

Standing proud at 1-2 feet tall and spreading out to a similar width, Brassica oleracea is a sight to behold. Its azure and lime leaves create a vibrant contrast, while its lemon-colored flowers add a dash of sunshine to your garden. Come harvest time, you'll find umber and lime-colored fruits ready to be picked.

Did you know that Brassica oleracea is a night club for lepidopterans and night-flying moths? It's true! These creatures are attracted to the plant, adding a touch of nocturnal wildlife to your garden.

Also known as

Brussels sprouts
Chinese Broccoli
Wild cabbage


Absolutely! Every part of Brassica oleracea is a feast for the senses. Its leaves and flowers are not just ornamental but also cookable. And let's not forget the fruits - they're edible and packed with nutrients.

Our design recommendations

Brassica oleracea is a versatile plant that can be the center of attention or part of a collective planting. Its vibrant colors and unique shape make it a great addition to any garden design. Whether you're looking to spruce up your shoreline or liven up your lagoon, Brassica oleracea is a great choice. It's also perfect for pots, fields, courtyards, and even confined spaces.