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Organic Broccoli, Rapini (1/4 lb)

Organic Broccoli, Rapini (1/4 lb)

Grown for Its Tender Tops and Shoots

Broccoli - Raab "Spring Rapini" - Brassica rapa (Ruvo group)

Annual Heirloom. Rapini is a branching variety grown for its tops and tender flower shoots. This Italian heirloom produces no central head but an abundance of strap-leaves and side shoots. Looks like mustard with many dime-sized, green buds. This cool weather plant does not overwinter well in colder climates.

Did You Know? Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium, phosphorus and iron.

Soil & Water: Broccoli should be planted in well-composted soil with good drainage and air circulation. Plants prefer a soil pH of 6.0-7.2.

Planting & Growing: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or seed directly 4 weeks before last frost, or seed directly in late summer for fall crops.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when heads are tight, before yellow flowers appear. Side heads may continue to produce for several weeks. Flavor improves with cooler temperatures. Use shade fabric to extend summer harvests.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 4-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 20"-28"
Days To Maturity: 60 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 1'-2'
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 37,799 Seeds

 

Check out our Broccoli Growing Guide for more information.

USDA Certified Organic
Note: This item is made to order and can take up to 3-5 days to prepare.
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Description

Broccoli - Raab "Spring Rapini" - Brassica rapa (Ruvo group)

Annual Heirloom. Rapini is a branching variety grown for its tops and tender flower shoots. This Italian heirloom produces no central head but an abundance of strap-leaves and side shoots. Looks like mustard with many dime-sized, green buds. This cool weather plant does not overwinter well in colder climates.

Did You Know? Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium, phosphorus and iron.

Soil & Water: Broccoli should be planted in well-composted soil with good drainage and air circulation. Plants prefer a soil pH of 6.0-7.2.

Planting & Growing: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or seed directly 4 weeks before last frost, or seed directly in late summer for fall crops.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when heads are tight, before yellow flowers appear. Side heads may continue to produce for several weeks. Flavor improves with cooler temperatures. Use shade fabric to extend summer harvests.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 4-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 20"-28"
Days To Maturity: 60 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 1'-2'
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 37,799 Seeds

 

Check out our Broccoli Growing Guide for more information.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 3.0"W x 0.75"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Family : Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Partial Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Broccoli should be planted in well-composted soil with good drainage and air circulation. Plants prefer a soil pH of 6.0-7.2.

Planting & Growing: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or seed directly 4 weeks before last frost, or seed directly in late summer for fall crops.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when heads are tight, before yellow flowers appear. Side heads may continue to produce for several weeks. Flavor improves with cooler temperatures. Use shade fabric to extend summer harvests.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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