Plant ID forum: Brassica oleracea?

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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Dec 13, 2015 7:11 AM CST
Whoever is sure and wants to do it, please associate it with proper database entry. TY!


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plantladylin
Dec 13, 2015 7:19 AM CST
Tiffany, that is a beauty ... could it be Flowering Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. viridis 'Sunset')
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JRsbugs
Dec 13, 2015 8:07 AM CST
Brassica oleracea 'Tokyo Pink' is possible, I'm looking at the veins which towards the leaf margins appear to be white, however it looks to be a young plant and like a lot of other plants in series, they can be variable.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q='Crane+Red'Brassica+olerac...

There is a 'Tokyo' series of named varieties, but there are also other series so it's difficult to say for sure.

http://extension.illinois.edu/hortanswers/PlantDetail.cfm?Pl...

http://parkseed.com/color-up-purple-hybrid-ornamental-cabbag...

http://www.seedman.com/floweringcabbage.htm

http://www.perennialfarm.com/whatdowegrow/cabbagekale.html

http://www.seedaholic.com/brassica-f1-victoria-pigeon.html

Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Dec 13, 2015 9:00 AM CST
TY for the replies! I wouldn't try to ascribe a cultivar name, just wanted to confirm species. Seems like you are both in agreement on that part. :+)
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plantladylin
Dec 13, 2015 9:41 AM CST
Since it may be very difficult to establish a cultivar name you could move your picture to the general entry: Brassica oleracea along with the many other beautiful photos there!
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Dec 15, 2015 11:18 AM CST
Yes, that looks like where it should go. I was putting it "out there" for someone to move, to help with the contest to associate forum images with DB entries.
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Dec 15, 2015 1:21 PM CST
purpleinopp said:Yes, that looks like where it should go. I was putting it "out there" for someone to move, to help with the contest to associate forum images with DB entries.

Done! Green Grin! It's a beautiful photo and certainly deserves to be in the DB!

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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Dec 15, 2015 4:22 PM CST
TYVM, Miss Lin! :+)
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Dec 15, 2015 4:49 PM CST
Tiffany, you are so very welcome!
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