Cima di Rapa Novantina (41-5)

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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.


Reviews (2)

Nichole in MT 22nd Mar 2012

Wonderful to grow!

I love this green! It grows well in the spring & fall, is prolific, tastes amazing and freezes well so you can enjoy it all winter long.

Janet in NV 22nd Mar 2012

Classic Northern Italian Ingredient

The variety grows well in the desert climate if planted early. The greens are deeply colored and well formed leaves. Good deep flavor that goes a long way. The local chefs are delighted to have a local grower with this product as it doesn't have a long shelf life. Does tend to bolt when the weather warms.

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