Sorrento Early Fall Rapini Broccoli Raab

Sorrento Early Fall Rapini Broccoli Raab

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    Open pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 30-50 days.
    • Early Fall Rapini Broccoli is a broccoli raab; 14-16” tall.   A most robust and vigorous variety. Large leaves, lots of flower buds, with excellent taste. The broccoli-like flavor is lively and pungent, stir-fry and combine with a little garlic, sausage and pasta.
    • You can make several cuts and light frost does no harm. Produces a larger plant from fall sowing.
    • May be grown in spring or summer but produces a smaller plant in summer.

    Planting Directions:  Sow seed indoors in spring 4 to 6 weeks before last frost with a minimum soil temperature  of 50° -86° 77°,optimum. Sow seeds ¼” deep with 3-4 per unit/inch thinning to one seedling. When seeds germinate move to a cooler, well lit area to produce sturdy transplants. Harden off seedlings 7 days prior to transplanting outdoors.  Plant outdoors in  well prepared soil, enriched with  a complete garden fertilizer or rich compost, broccoli is considered a heavy feeder. Transplant outdoors when soil temperature is 60°-65°. Water moderately and regularly. For fall crops  plant seeds 1/4” deep and 2”- 4” apart outdoors in late summer.  Thin seedlings to 8-10” apart when 6” tall.