Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica Open Pollinated

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  • Green vegetable
  • Medium sized heads
  • Very tender

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'Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese' seeds

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. 

Seeds per gram: 225
Product code: D1-03_P

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season 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 Until Maturity 70-90 days

*Notes: Cut flower heads before they open. Protect from aphids and caterpillars.

How To Grow



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Ratings & Reviews

Broccoli the Neglected Vegetable

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
Gregg Jacobson 3 September 2016