When you cut cabbages, cauliflowers and some other brassicas you are left with a stump. If you make a cross cut in the top of this with a sharp knife you should get some regrowth from this point. These can be harvested as loose leaves or some shoots may resemble sprouting broccoli if left longer. These can usually last around two years before dying back.
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STORY OF THE SPUD
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