Organic Spring Rapeseed Canola (Brassica napus) Biennial
Rapeseed is flowering member of the brassica family often cultivated as a cover crop or for cooking oil. Edible greens can be harvested as nutrient-dense sprouts or enjoyed in salads. Lovely golden flowers scattered in garden or planted in containers will draw pollinators. This spring variety is often grown in northern regions.
- ¼ pound seeds minimum
- Germination: 4-6 days
- Maturity: 70-100 days
- Direct sow ¼” deep as soon is soil can be worked in spring or 6 weeks before the first fall frost.
- For cover crop, cut and till 2+ weeks before sow new crops.
- Seeding rate 1/4 lb./250 sq. ft.