Brassica rapa A selection from the Brassica family, Broccoli Raab (or Rabe) has been grown in southern Europe for thousands of years. It is most closely associated with the culinary tradition in Sicily, Rome, and Northern Portugal. No true heads of broccoli are formed, the small bloom stalks, leaves, and stems are used steamed, sautéed, roasted and fresh. 12-18 inches. 50+ seeds/pack.