Raperonzolo

Botanical name: Campanula rapunculus

Campanula rapunculus is a herbaceous annual or biennial *, commonly called "Rapunzel" or "Devil's claw".

Spread across much of the Italian territory, the turnip produced by Rapunzel, namely the root stock, is edible. In the popular cuisine it is eaten raw or cooked.

Between May and September the Campanula rapunculus turns giving a beautiful pale blue bloom.

* Although this variety is classified as a biennial, the plant is able to self-reproduce by seed.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Annual
  • Dwelling
    Full Sun
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Universal
Product Categories: Alimurgiche, Annuals, Native, and Herbaceous.
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