Brassica rapa, var. ruvo . Also known as rapini and broccoli rabe. This broccoli-relative is very popular in Italian cuisine where it is often served with olive oil and garlic. It has a complex flavor said to be more bitter or pungent than broccoli. About 42 days to maturity (may take longer in the low-light winter months). Easier to grow than broccoli in the low desert. Stems, leaves and flower buds are all edible. Not from our seed bank collection, but your purchase supports our conservation mission.
- In low desert gardens, plant in fall or early spring
- More planting info on seed packet.
- Approx. 0.5g/200 seeds per packet
- Limit 3 packets.