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Brassica rapa (Ruvo Group)

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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.

How to grow Rapini

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

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.

Growing Rapini from seed

Ensure a distance of 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.51 inches (1.3 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Rapini

How long does Rapini take to grow?

These estimates for how long Rapini takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Rapini to germinate?
6 days

Average 6 days | Min 2 days | Max 16 days (42)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Rapini?
+ 14 days

Average 14 days | Min 4 days | Max 37 days (12)

Days to Maturity How long until Rapini is ready for harvest / bloom?
+ 37 days

Average 37 days | Min 8 days | Max 60 days (22)

Total Growing Days How long does it take to grow Rapini?
= 57 days

Other names for Rapini

Raab, Broccoletti, Broccoli, Cime di rapa, Rapé, Rappi, Raap, Friarielli

Brassica rapa ruvo, Brassica rapa var. ruvo

Misspellings: Rappini, Rapinni,

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