These Six Veggies Come From The Same Plant

Did you know that sometimes more than one vegetable can come from the same plant? Well, the Brassica oleracea is one of these special plants. Also known as wild cabbage in its uncultivated form, the Brassica oleracea has been bred by farmers for hundreds and hundreds of years into dozens of different varieties. So the following vegetables all come from this same plant.

Brussel Sprouts & Cabbage

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Yes, cabbage and Brussel sprouts come from the same plant. They certainly look similar if we don’t take their size differences into consideration, and this is why. While Brussel sprouts come from the plant’s lateral leaf buds, cabbage comes from the terminal leaf buds.