Cima di Rapa Novantina 50-55 days to maturity(even though novantina means ninety). Largest head of the three cima di rapa. Very assertive taste. Can be grown from transplants but easiest from direct seed. Spring, summer, fall. One seed/inch in rows 12 inches apart planted about 1/2 inch deep. Keep well watered until germination. Thin to one plant every five-six inches (you can let them grow some and pull the baby plants and toss in a salad or cook). 12 gram packet.