Flower Database

Zha CAI

Basic information
Flower Name
Zha CAI
Formal Name
Brassica juncea var. tumida
Alias
ザーツアイ(搾菜), 搾菜
Habitat
China
Morph
Cold-resistant grass and root vegetables
Comment
Zha cai , scientific name: Brassica juncea Var. tumida , is a hardy biennial of the department Brassicaceae Brassica genus native to China. It is also for China made with the bloated stems. Harvest and pickle Zha CAI is well salted and dried raisin (swollen stems in part) that, seasoned with salt and pepper and pickled in a jar a couple of days. In the canned and bottled food sold the fist-sized chunks. Pretty salty, so back in the water about half a day and then stir-fried, Chinese furniture, or eat pickles as well as intact. Eating porridge in China, because it is used as a condiment for congee. In Japan say the porridge taste not, in China is a strong patient food containing salt or little image, dried shrimp, dried and tasty staple got sea cucumber, flavor and good digestion, eat healthy.
Common name: Zha CAI, scientific name: Brassica juncea Var. tumida, origin: China, Vegetable life forms: cold-resistant grass, height: 60-80 cm, length: 20-30 cm, leaf: ellipse / circle lay eggs, margin wavy and serrated, leaf color: green, flower: yellow, flower diameter 1 cm, uses: condiments and pickles edible part: bloated stems.
Detailed information
Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Brassica
Species
B. juncea Var. tumida
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
field
Color
Yellow
Season
Mar Apr
Height
60  ~ 80  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1