Broccoletto Quarantino Riccio

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A speciality fast growing variety from Italy also known as “Rapini, Raab or Rabe” which is very popular on the continent.  Harvesting in around  45 days this is a ideal catch crop vegetable similar to Kale with thin shoots topped by loose, small broccoli like bud clusters with a slightly sharper flavor than broccoli.

  • Size: 3 Gram

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Broccoletto Quarantino Riccio

Broccoletto Quarantino Riccio. A speciality fast growing variety from Italy also known as “Rapini, Raab or Rabe” which is very popular on the continent.  Harvesting in around  45 days this is a ideal catch crop vegetable similar to Kale with thin shoots topped by loose, small broccoli like bud clusters with a slightly sharper flavor than broccoli.

Cultivation Advice Broccoletto Quarantino Riccio

  • Sow under cover with warmth from 4-6 weeks prior to the last expected frost.
  • Germination averages 5-7 days under-cover at 65F.
  • Can be sown directly outside as the soil warms in late spring sparingly in drills.
  • Sow successionly thereafter until autumn.
  • The seedlings transplant well but be careful not to disturb its roots.
  • Transplant when the seedlings are around three inches high.
  • The plants are best spaced around 30cm apart with 30cm between rows.
  • As the plants matures, shoots begin sprouting from the plant’s crown.
  • When the shoots have grown about a foot high,
  • harvest the buds along with the several leaves growing just under the bud.
  • Keep harvesting to encourage new growth.