Indoors, 4-6 weeks before your last frost date.
Transplant out 2-4 weeks before last mild frost.
Direct sow mid Spring-mid summer.
Note: Prefers well drained soil with high organic matter and consistent water.
4-6" spacing in rows 12-18" apart.
3-10 days @ soil temp 60-65F
Full sun to part shade
Medium-Heavy. Prefers well-drained, fertile, moist, soil with a pH between 6.0-7.5.
Rapini has a small central head, side shoots, leaves, and flowers which are all delicious to eat. Harvest the main head to be rewarded with side shoots galore!
Protect from flea beetles with floating row cover.
Consistent water in essential.