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Plant Directory

Overview

Some plants are more suitable for growing with FarmBot than others. Below is a directory of plants and their status with respect to FarmBot. Statuses include Feasible, No, Currently Unfeasible, and Unknown.


Leafy Greens & Salads

In general, leafy greens will work well for growing with FarmBot.

Name Species Status Tested Issues Notes
Amaranth Amaranthus cruentus Unknown No
Arugula Eruca sativa Feasible Yes
Bok choy Brassica rapa (chinensis) Feasible Yes
Borage greens Borago officinalis Feasible No
Brussels sprouts Brassica oleracea (gemmifera) Unknown No
Cabbage Brassica oleracea (capitata) Feasible No
Celery Apium graveolens Feasible No
Celtuce Lactuca sativa (asparagina) Feasible No
Chard Beta vulgaris cicla (flavescens) Feasible Yes
Chickweed Stellaria Unknown No
Chicory Cichorium intybus Feasible No
Chinese mallow Malva verticillata Unknown No
Collard greens Brassica oleracea Unknown No
Common purslane Portulaca oleracea Unknown No
Corn salad Valerianella locusta Unknown No
Cress Lepidium sativum Unknown No
Endive Cichorium endivia Unknown No
Fat Hen Chenopodium album Unknown No
Fiddlehead Pteridium aquilinum Athyrium esculentum Unknown No
Name Garden rocket
Species Eruca sativa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Golden samphire
Species Inula crithmoides
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Good King Henry
Species Chenopodium bonus-henricus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Greater plantain
Species Plantago major
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Kai-lan (芥蘭 Gai lan)
Species Brassica rapa (alboglabra)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Kale
Species Brassica oleracea (acephala)
Status Feasible
Tested Yes
Issues
Notes
Name Komatsuna
Species Brassica rapa (pervidis / komatsuna)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Kuka
Species Adansonia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lagos bologi
Species Talinum fruticosum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lamb's lettuce
Species Valerianella locusta
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lamb's quarters
Species Chenopodium album
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lamb's quarters
Species Chenopodium album
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Land cress
Species Barbarea verna
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lettuce
Species Lactuca sativa
Status Feasible
Tested Yes
Issues
Notes
Name Lizard's tail
Species Houttuynia cordata
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Malabar spinach
Species Basella alba
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Melokhia
Species Corchorus olitorius
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Miner's lettuce (Winter purslane)
Species Claytonia perfoliata
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Mizuna greens
Species Brassica rapa (nipposinica)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Mustard Greens
Species Sinapis alba
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Napa cabbage (召菜 Siu choi)
Species Brassica rapa (pekinensis)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name New Zealand Spinach
Species Tetragonia tetragonioides
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Orache
Species Atriplex hortensis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Pak choy (白菜 Bok choy)
Species Brassica rapa (chinensis)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Paracress
Species Acmella oleracea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Poke
Species Phytolacca americana
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Radicchio
Species Cichorium intybus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Rapini (broccoli rabe)
Species Brassica rapa rapa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Samphire
Species Crithmum maritimum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sculpit/Stridolo
Species Silene inflata
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sea beet
Species Beta vulgaris mariti
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sea kale
Species Crambe maritima
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sierra Leone bologi
Species Crassocephalum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Soko
Species Celosia argentea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sorrel
Species Rumex acetosa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sour cabbage
Species Brassica oleracea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Spinach
Species Spinacia oleracea
Status Feasible
Tested Yes
Issues
Notes
Name Summer purslane
Species Portulaca oleracea
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Swiss chard
Species Beta vulgaris cicla (flavescens)
Status Feasible
Tested Yes
Issues
Notes
Name Tatsoi
Species Brassica rapa (rosularis)
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Watercress
Species Nasturtium officinale
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Water spinach
Species Ipomoea aquatica
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Wheatgrass
Species Triticum aestivum
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Yarrow
Species Achillea millefolium
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Yao choy (油菜 Yu choy)
Species Brassica napus
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues
Notes

Tall crops

Tall crops that exceed the current gantry height of approximately 1m can not currently be grown in a FarmBot's bed. However, they may be grown nearby and tended by FarmBot through peripherals.

Name Status Tested Issues Notes
Corn Currently Unfeasible No Height
Fruit Trees Currently Unfeasible No Height Fruit trees could be tended by FarmBot through peripherals (water valves), or by placement alongside FarmBot's tracks.

Root & Tuberous

Name Ahipa
Species Pachyrhizus ahipa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Arracacha
Species Arracacia xanthorrhiza
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Bamboo shoot
Species Bambusa vulgaris
Status Currently Unfeasible
Tested No
Issues Height
Notes
Name Phyllostachys
Species edulis
Status Currently Unfeasible
Tested No
Issues Height
Notes
Name Beets
Species Beta vulgaris vulgaris
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Burdock
Species Arctium lappa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Broadleaf arrowhead
Species Sagittaria latifolia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Camas
Species Camassia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Carrot
Species Daucus carota
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cassava
Species Manihot esculenta
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Chinese artichoke
Species Stachys affinis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Daikon
Species Raphanus sativus (longipinnatus)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Earthnut pea
Species Lathyrus tuberosus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Elephant foot yam
Species Amorphophallus paeoniifolius
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Galangal
Species Alpinia galanga
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Ginger
Species Zingiber officinale
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Hamburg parsley
Species Petroselinum crispum tuberosum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Horseradish
Species Armoracia rusticana
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Jerusalem artichoke
Species Helianthus tuberosus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Jícama
Species Pachyrhizus erosus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Mashua
Species Tropaeolum tuberosum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Parsnip
Species Pastinaca sativa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Pignut
Species Pastinaca sativa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Potato
Species Solanum tuberosum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Prairie turnip
Species Psoralea esculenta
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Radish
Species Raphanus sativus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Rutabaga
Species Brassica napus (napobrassica)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Salsify
Species Tragopogon porrifolius
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Scorzonera
Species Scorzonera hispanica
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Skirret
Species Sium sisarum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Swede
Species Brassica napus (napobrassica)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sweet potato
Species Ipomoea batatas
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Taro
Species Colocasia esculenta
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Ti
Species Cordyline fruticosa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Tigernut
Species Cyperus esculentus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Turmeric
Species Curcuma longa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Turnip
Species Brassica rapa (rapifera)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Ulluco
Species Ullucus tuberosus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Wasabi
Species Wasabia japonica
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Water caltrop
Species Trapa natans
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Trapa
Species bicornis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Water chestnut
Species Eleocharis dulcis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Yacón
Species Smallanthus sonchifolius
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Yams
Species Dioscorea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes

Flowers & Buds

Name Artichoke
Species Cynara cardunculus / scolymus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Broccoli
Species Brassica oleracea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Broccolini flowers
Species Brassica oleracea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Caper
Species Capparis spinosa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cauliflower
Species Brassica oleracea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Courgette flowers
Species Cucurbita
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Squash blossoms
Species Cucurbita
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes

Bulbs & Stems


Podded


Fruits

Name Avocado
Species Persea americana
Status No
Tested No
Issues It's a tree.
Notes
Name Bell pepper
Species Capsicum annuum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Bitter gourd
Species Momordica charantia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Chayote
Species Sechium edule
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cucumber
Species Cucumis sativus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues Needs climbing support
Notes
Name Ivy gourd
Species Coccinia grandis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues Needs climbing support
Notes
Name Eggplant/Aubergine/Brinjal
Species Solanum melongena
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Luffa
Species Luffa cylindrica
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Olive fruit
Species Olea europaea
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Pumpkin
Species Cucurbita
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Squash
Species Cucurbita
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sweet pepper
Species Capsicum annuum (grossum)
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Tinda
Species Praecitrullus fistulosus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Tomatillo
Species Physalis philadelphica
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues Needs a tomato cage
Notes To grow successfully you will need to grow a dwarf species. Other forms may grow too high for the bot.
Name Tomato
Species Solanum lycopersicum
Status Feasible
Tested No
Issues Needs a tomato cage
Notes To grow successfully you will need to grow a dwarf species. Other forms may grow too high for the bot.
Name Vanilla
Species Vanilla
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name West Indian gherkin
Species Cucumis anguria
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Winter melon
Species Benincasa hispida
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Zucchini/Courgette/Marrow
Species Cucurbita pepo
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes

Herbs

Name Allspice
Species Pimenta dioica
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Anise
Species Pimpinella anisum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Apple Mint
Species Mentha suaveolens
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Avocado Leaf
Species Mentha suaveolens
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Avocado Leaf
Species Persea americana
Status No
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Basil
Species Ocimum basilicum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Black Pepper
Species Piper nigrum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Borage
Species Borago officinalis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cardamom
Species Amomum & Elettaria
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Catnip
Species Nepeta cataria
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Celery
Species Apium graveolens
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Chicory
Species Cichorium intybus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Chives
Species Allium schoenoprasum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cilantro
Species Coriandrum sativum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cinnamon
Species Cinnamomum cassia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Clove
Species Syzygium aromaticum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Cumin
Species Cuminum cyminum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Curry Tree
Species Murraya koenigii
Status No
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Dill
Species Anethum graveolens
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Garlic
Species Allium sativum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Ginger
Species Zingiber officinale
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Horseradish
Species Armoracia rusticana
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lavender
Species Lavandula spica
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Lemon Balm
Species Melissa officinalis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Licorice
Species Glycyrrhiza glabra
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Mint
Species Mentha spicata
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Mustard
Species Sinapis hirta
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Nutmeg
Species Myristica fragrans
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Oregano
Species Origanum vulgare
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Paprika
Species Capsicum annuum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Parsley
Species Petroselinum crispum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Peppermint
Species Mentha × piperita
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Rosemary
Species Rosmarinus officinalis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Saffron
Species Saffron Crocus
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Sage
Species Salvia officinalis
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Star Anise
Species Illicium verum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Thyme
Species Thymus vulgaris
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Turmeric
Species Curcuma longa
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Vanilla
Species Vanilla planifolia
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Wasabi
Species Eutrema japonicum
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes
Name Watercress
Species Nasturtium officinale
Status Unknown
Tested No
Issues
Notes

farming/plant-directory.txt · Last modified: 2017/07/28 06:44 by farmingscrub