Shogoin Turnip

Brassica rapa var. glabra 'shogoin-kabu'

  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Shogoin Turnip
  • Flower name
    Shogoin Turnip
  • Scientific name
    Brassica rapa var. glabra 'shogoin-kabu'
  • Alias聖護院かぶ, Shogoin Turnip , Shogoin Kabu
  • Place of originKyouto
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, November, December

What is Shogoin Turnip

Shogoin Turnip (scientific name: Brassica rapa var. Glabra 'Shogoin-kabu') is a variety of turnip from Kyoto. It is a main ingredient in the typical Kyoto pickles called "Senmaikazuke" and the Kyoto cuisine called "Kabura-mushi" (steamed turnip). Flowering season: November to March.

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  • Order
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Brassica
  • Species
    B. rapa var. glabra 'Shogoin-kabu'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeBiennial plant
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.9 ~ 1.0 cm

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