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Spring Raab Broccoli
Spring Raab Broccoli
Sale price: $2.45


  • Open pollinated. 45 days. Heirloom.
  • Spring Raab Broccoli forms a good sized cluster. Harvest the shoots and leaves together, saute', combine with pasta, use in soups.
  • Easy to handle, easty to grow, loaded with folic acid and vitamins.
  • Plant from earliest spring to midsummer.
  • Raab is closely related to turnips. Spring raab is faster growing, larger and less hardy than our Fall raab, Cimi de Rapa.
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.