Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica

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Standard seed packet, 95 seeds

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Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica

  • Green vegetable
  • Medium sized heads
  • Very tender

Medium sized dark green heads. Plant will continue producing side shoots for several weeks after the main flower head is cut. Very nutritious. Very tender. Slow bolting.

Good variety for sprouts. 

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Late summer to autumn
Germination: 7-14 days @ 7-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 60cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full or part sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 70-90 days
*Notes: Cut flower heads before they open. Protect from aphids and caterpillars.

(Product number: D1-03_P)
Seeds per gram: 225 seeds

SKU D1-03_P
Botanical name: Brassica oleracea var. italica
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 95 seeds
Seeds per gram: 225
Photo credits:

Photo by Minh T

Broccoli the Neglected Vegetable

By: on 3 September 2016
Great flavoured vegetable. Grows easily in warm to cool weather. Lots of side shoots once the main head is cut. Disease resistance is good. will continue to grow this. Gregg Jacobson

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