Turnip rape

Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis

Spring Yellow flowers

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  • Flower name
    Turnip rape
  • Scientific name
    Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis
  • Alias菜の花, ナノハナ, 油菜, ナタネ, Turnip rape, Chinese colza, 菜ノ花, Nanohana
  • Place of originNorth Europe
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Field, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May

What is Turnip rape

Turnip rape or nanohana, scientific name:rapa var. nippo-oleifera, is a cold-resistant grass in the Brassica genus, Brassicaceae Department. In bloom from early spring, spring breezes. Plant height is usually 50-80 cm, leave it alone and growing rapidly and reach up to 100 cm. January-may bloom many 4 valve yellow florets from the stem. Blooming on one side and looks like a yellow carpet is clean. Flowers, stems, and leaves are edible and nectar taken from flowers boiling, boiled and eaten. Canola oil is taken from a real flower after Saya (pod) in. Flowers the Kana of the crepe cabbage is used as cut flowers, and other types. 

General: Turnip rape, scientific name:rapa var. nippo-oleifera, aka Nanohana,rape, Brassica napus, rapeseed (canola), origin: Northern Europe, height: 50-80 cm, leaf: broad lanceolate, leaf: wavy, inflorescence: evapotranspiration (umbel) flowers, flower: yellow, flower diameter: 5-10 cm, flowering time: January-may


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Brassica
  • Species
    B. rapa
  • Type of flower
    Crossed symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeBiennial plant
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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