Likes decreasing temperatures and day lengths, 

and tends to bolt if temp or light increases. 

So, Nappa is possible as a spring crop if you plant very early,

but is much easier in the fall. Delicious fall salad green, very juicy and mild, for soups, steaming, stir-fry, and making kim-chee. 

Brassica oleracea var. capitata / C/Matures 9-16/Harvest 2-4/Yield 96-383/Sp 15-18”

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