Rapini is a plant which belongs to the Brassica (Mustard) genus.
Italian non-heading broccoli. Use in salads, or cooked.
It is an edible vegetable that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year.
Rapini is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.44 feet (that's 75.0 cm in metric) with a erect habit.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Rapini have been kindly provided by our members.
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 3 - Zone 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.2 and 7.2 as Rapini is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant.
See our list of companion Plants for Rapini to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These estimates for how long Rapini takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 6 days | Min 2 days | Max 16 days (42)
Average 14 days | Min 4 days | Max 37 days (12)
Average 37 days | Min 8 days | Max 60 days (22)
Raab, Broccoletti, Broccoli, Cime di rapa, Rapé, Rappi, Raap, Friarielli
Brassica rapa ruvo, Brassica rapa var. ruvo
Misspellings: Rappini, Rapinni,
Far too bitter, grew well. DO NOT plant again.
JAP about growing brassica rapa Rapini broccoletti (DO NOT plant again-too bitter!)