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  • Broccoli Raab Seeds

    **Product Overview**

    Introducing the Broccoli Raab Seeds from Todd's Seeds, a must-have for any enthusiast of Italian cuisine. Also known as 'Rapini', this unique vegetable is prized for its sharp, slightly bitter flavor and tender shoots. Broccoli Raab is not a type of broccoli but rather a close relative, known for its leafy growth and small, broccoli-like florets. It is a quick-growing plant, perfect for gardeners looking to add a gourmet touch to their homegrown vegetables.

    **Planting Instructions**

    - **Sowing Time:** Ideal for early spring or fall planting. Can tolerate mild frost.
    - **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
    - **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds ¼ inch deep.
    - **Spacing:** Space seeds 3 inches apart, in rows 12-18 inches apart.
    - **Germination:** Typically occurs within 5-7 days at temperatures between 40-75°F.

    **Growth and Care**

    - **Watering:** Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    - **Sunlight:** Full sun to partial shade.
    - **Fertilizing:** Apply a balanced fertilizer if necessary.
    - **Harvesting:** Harvest when the plants are 8-10 inches tall and before the flower buds fully open for the best flavor.

    **Health Benefits**

    Broccoli Raab is not only flavorful but also highly nutritious:

    - **Rich in Vitamins:** Packed with vitamins A, C, and K, and minerals like potassium and iron.
    - **Dietary Fiber:** Excellent for digestive health.
    - **Antioxidant Properties:** Contains phytonutrients that may help reduce inflammation and promote overall health.
    - **Low in Calories:** A great addition to any health-conscious diet.

    **Tasty Recipe: Sautéed Broccoli Raab with Garlic**

    Enjoy the robust flavor of Broccoli Raab with this simple yet delicious recipe.


    - 1 bunch Broccoli Raab, trimmed and chopped
    - 2 tablespoons olive oil
    - 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
    - Red pepper flakes, to taste
    - Salt and pepper, to taste
    - Lemon juice, optional


    1. Blanch Broccoli Raab in boiling water for 1-2 minutes, then drain and plunge into ice water.
    2. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, sautéing until fragrant.
    3. Add Broccoli Raab, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 3-5 minutes until tender.
    4. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice for an extra zing.

    Broccoli Raab Seeds from Todd's Seeds are perfect for gardeners and chefs who appreciate the unique flavors of Italian cuisine. This fast-growing, nutritious vegetable is sure to be a delightful addition to your garden and your table.


    1 g - Approximately 300 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 9,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 36,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 144,000 Seeds


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