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Brassica Nigra

Botanical Name:

Brassica nigra

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Weed, Herb.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Blooming on racemes up to 2' long, the 1/3" yellow flowers each have 4 petals. They can bloom for up to 2 months.

Fruit

After the flower blooms, it is replaced by a narrow seedpod that will become pressed up against the stalk. The seedpod is about 2/3" long and becomes tapered.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Brassicales

Family

Brassicaceae

Genus

Brassica

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