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Green Sprouting Broccoli heirloom vegetable. This favourite Broccoli has been cultivated for many years. This garden favourite is native to the Mediterranean regions, but has migrated throughout the world to become a Market and Home gardeners choice. Broccoli are high in vitamins A and C, folic acid and iron, contains high levels of cancer fighting compound sulforaphane. This old Italian variety matures early and is surprisingly easy to grow. Produces heavy vigorous crops of large solid central heads with numerous medium size lateral heads produced later in the season.
150 - 200 Seeds/Package Open Pollinated
Plants mature quickly and grow best in cooler weather. Both early and late crops are possible. For early crops, start seeds indoors in a soil-less mix from late March to early April. Set out the transplants in late April and early May spacing them about 45 cm (18″) apart in rows 90 cm (3′) apart. Fertilizing is essential, keep weeded and evenly watered. Broccoli may become top heavy as the heads form, staking may be required. Harvest the main head when the buds are tight and compact, well before flowering. Flowering will signal an end to head production.
150-160 Seeds/Package Untreated