Botanical Name: Brassica rapa subsp. narinosa
Days to Maturity: 45 days
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial usually grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: 4″–6″ tall, 6″–8″ wide. More spacing between plants produces wider rosettes/plants.
Variety Information: Very attractive, spoon-shaped, dark green, thick leaves arranged in a rosette form. Soft texture.
Attributes: Good for Containers
When to Start Inside: Not recommended due to quick maturity.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″
Row Spacing: 12″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″
Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, if possible. Harvest individual, outer leaves as the plant grows and/or cut the entire plant at the base when it is full size. Dunk the harvest in cold water and drain before storing.