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How to Grow Broccoli Rabe in Your Home Garden

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

Broccoli rabe (Brassica rapa) is a leafy green vegetable in the mustard family, with flower buds and side shoots that resemble small florets of broccoli—though it is more closely related to turnip greens. Broccoli rabe is a great cool-season crop for beginning and expert gardeners alike since it’s quick-growing, unfussy, and simple to harvest.