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Broccoli of Calabria (25-23)

Broccoli of Calabria. Traditional variety from Southern Italy. Compact. Early with a medium-sized head which is 4-5 inches across. Vigorous producer of large side shoots which form after main head is cut. If you let it produce side shoots, space it at 24...

Cavolo Broccolo Spigariello Foglio Liscia (25-91)

$4.55 - $6.85
Smooth Leaf Broccoli. Widely grown in Southern Italy, especially Puglia. This is a true broccoli, not a cima (rapa). Eat the leaves and the little broccoli tops. Grow from transplants as you would broccoli. 100 gram packets. Not Franchi seed.

Cima di Rapa Novantina (41-5)

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...

Cima di Rapa Quarantina (41-2)

$3.50 - $5.15
Cima di Rapa Quarantina. One of the earliest rapa's at 28-33 days, depending on the weather. A small plant, 8-10" tall. Can be planted in spring as early as the soil can be worked. Good for summer and fall also. 12 gram packet, approximately 4,500 seeds...

Cima di Rapa Quarantina (40 day) Cima Grossa Fasanese (41-96)

$4.50 - $6.70
From the Bari region of Italy. For spring, summer, or fall. Nice tasting with a large florette. Direct seed 1'' apart in rows 12'' apart in fertile soil. Thin to 6 inches apart or plants will be small. Pick entire plant or just the head. It will sprout...

Cima di Rapa Sessantina (41-4)

$3.50 - $5.15
Cima di Rapa Sessantina. 60 days, but actually it is ready in 30-35 days in our Massachusetts trial gardens. 12-14 inches high, fairly thick stem. Spring, summer, fall. Great bitter-sweet taste Italians love. Succession plant weekly for a continuous...

Cima di Rapa Sessantina (60 days) Cima Grosso (41-97)

$4.50 - $6.70
Cima di Rapa sel Fasano. From Bari. About 37 days. Very big plant with a huge head. Good taste. Can be grown in spring, summer or fall. 12 gram packet. Approximately 300-450 seeds per gram. Franchi seed. To see our growing guide for Cima di...