GB CULTURAL INFO: C,W/Matures 8-9+/Harvest 4-12/Yield heads 26-53, leaves 52-106/ Spacing 15"
DAYS TO MAT: 40-50 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 40
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 7-14
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring thru Fall
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in pots or flats 1-2" apart. Transplant seedling 15" apart in well-prepared soil, after digging in compost and lime, if needed. Sown in flats late March, should be mature by the end of June. Produces many smaller sprouts rather than one huge head--cut the center head before individual buds get loose and open; this will be followed by a crop of side-shoots. Withstands rainy weather well, and may be started in early fall for a fall crop; over winter in zones 8-10.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa var rapifera
DESCRIPTION: The fastest growing spring broccoli raab; its name means forty days. Little broccolini with great fresh flavor in a hurry.