Spring Rapini Broccoli Raab
Plant this crop early…harvest it regularly…and enjoy it steamed, grilled, or sautéed! Grown for its slightly nutty, asparagus-flavored side shoots, broccoli raab (also known as rapini) is related to both broccoli and turnips but is actually closer to turnips in terms of cultivation. Large plants mature over a 1-2 week period, bearing side shoots and large, tender, abundant leaves on thin stems.
- 40-60 days from transplant
- Slightly nutty, asparagus-flavored shoots
- Large plans mature over a 1-2 week period
This variety works for:
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Broccoli prefers cool temperatures and a regular supply of water. In many regions, it can be grown as both a spring and fall crop.
- Start Indoors: In Early Spring
- Germination: 3-10 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 24” Apart
- Light: Full Sun