Rape, Dwarf Essex Rape Brassica napus Dwarf Essex

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Brassica napus Dwarf Essex

Family:

Brassicaceae

Genus:

Brassica

Species:

napus

Cultivar:

Dwarf Essex

Common Name:

Rape, Dwarf Essex Rape

Seeds Per Pound:
110,776
Quantity:
1.34 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
227
Germination:
94%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
2-4 feet
Collection Locale:
Idaho
Crop Year:
2014
In Stock: 1.34 lb
Prices
  • Brassica napus 'Dwarf Essex'

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
1.95
10 g
4.50
1 oz
5.95
1 lb
19.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow in spring, sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil.
Other: Can be fall sown in areas where winter temperatures do not drop far below freezing.
In a Nutshell:
* Dwarf Essex Rape is an excellent forage crop for livestock and wildlife. It has 18-20% crude protein, is quite heat, cold and drought tolerant, and fast growing. Sow 5-15 lbs./acre.
* Rapeseed ( Brassica napus ), also known as rape , oilseed rape , rapa , rappi , rapaseed and (in the case of one particular group of cultivars , canola ) is a bright yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family). The name derives from the Latin for turnip , r?pum or r?pa , and is first recorded in English at the end of the 14th century. Older writers usually distinguished the turnip and rape by the adjectives round and long (- rooted ) respectively. more...
* The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Added to salads or used as a potherb. The leaves are also fermented for later use. Immature flowering stems - cooked in much the same way as broccoli. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov