Organic Spring Rapini Broccoli Raab $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Plant this crop early…harvest it regularly…and enjoy it steamed, grilled, or sautéed! Grown for its slightly nutty, asparagus-flavored side shoots, broccoli raab (also known as rapini) is related to both broccoli and turnips but is actually closer to turnips in terms of cultivation. Large plants mature over a 1-2 week period, bearing side shoots and large, tender, abundant leaves on thin stems. 40-60 days. Organic New for 2022 Organic Slightly nutty, asparagus-flavored shoots Large plans mature over a 1-2 week period 40-60 days from transplant 100 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Broccoli prefers cool temperatures and a regular supply of water. In many regions it can be grown as both a spring and fall crop. Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost Germination 3-10 days Plant apart 24"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.  
Organic De Cicco Broccoli, pre 1890 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - An Italian broccoli introduced to the United States in 1890. Compact 2-3' plants produce a 4" central head. After the central head is harvested, a second yield of edible side shoots will develop. It is quite variable in its maturity, which creates an extended harvest time—a quality home gardeners may appreciate. 48-85 days from transplant Organic Compact plant Heads grow to 4 inches Many side shoots/sprouts form after the central head is harvested 48-85 days from transplant 100 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Broccoli prefers cool temperatures and a regular supply of water. In many regions, it can be grown as both a spring and fall crop. Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost Germination 3-10 days Plant apart 24"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.  
Organic Calabrese Broccoli, 1880 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - This historic and delicious variety dates back to the 1880s, when it was brought to America by Italian immigrants. Tight heads can grow up to 8" in diameter. After the central head is harvested, many side shoots will form, and they can be harvested right up to frost. 58-90 days from transplant. Organic Dark green Heads grow to 8 inches Side shoots or sprouts form after the central head is harvested 58-90 days from transplant 100 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Broccoli prefers cool temperatures and a regular supply of water. In many regions it can be grown as both a spring and fall crop. Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost Germination 3-10 days Plant apart 24"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.  
Hon Tsai Tai Broccoli, Organic $3.25 $3.50
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Dark green leaves, purple stems, and sweet, petite florets. Similar to broccoli raab with a sweeter flavor and delicate texture. Young flowering shoots are delicious in fresh salads, stir-fries, and pasta dishes. Best for fall harvest; shorter days cause stems to elongate. Harvest just before bright yellow blossoms open. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Fall crop  Gourmet selection  Instructions - Moderately hardy annuals that combine qualities of mustard greens and broccoli for salads and light cooking. Grown for their tender flowering shoots, this large family of vegetables has no central head but many tender leaves and side shoots with penny size clusters of buds. Many plants in this family are quite beautiful in the garden, some favoring cooler seasons and some preferring heat. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. Will tolerate light frosts. Harvest multiple times as flower stalks peak above foliage or for a one-time harvest. Plant 1/2" deep  Space 2" apart  Row Spacing: 18-24"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
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