Plant ID forum: Any idea what this plant is ?

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Kitkaior
Mar 4, 2017 4:54 AM CST
I got this plant from a friend and now it is growing those sprouts on top. Any idea what is this plant?? I at first thought its cabbage but it is not
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*edit* This friend has been away for about 5 months now i got this plant as a seedling from him. So i cant ask him what is it. will gladly use some help from you guys :). tried searching about it every where but no good
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porkpal
Mar 4, 2017 7:10 AM CST
Could it be broccoli?
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plantladylin
Mar 4, 2017 7:27 AM CST
Hi Kitkaior, Welcome!

Broccoli was my first thought too, at least it sure looks to be a Brassica of some sort. We have lots of photos in our database for comparison: https://garden.org/plants/sear...

More photos of a Broccoli on this page for comparison also, one showing blooms: http://www.thegreenjump.com/br...
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Kitkaior
Mar 4, 2017 11:42 AM CST
Yeah i now did taste it and indeed it tastes like broccli thanks alot guys :D. The florets didnt appear though so i cut off the main head hoping for the sideshoots to be more of a harvest.
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ScotTi
Mar 5, 2017 10:18 AM CST
The flower reminds me more of that of Collards than Broccoli from what I remember of seeing it grown in gardens.

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