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 Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Sow again in late summer and fall. In Mild Climates, sow in the fall or winter for cool season harvest.
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.