Calabrese Broccoli Seeds (Organic)
Broccoli - Calabrese - Brassica oleracea (Botrytis group)
Hardy Annual Heirloom. Delicious, bluish-green close-beaded heads can reach 8". Bears until frost producing several side shoots after the central head has been harvested. Brought with Italian immigrants in the late 1880's. Good for home or market, fresh or frozen.
Did You Know? Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium, phosphorus and iron.
Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 4-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-30"
Days To Maturity: 60-90 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 1'-2'
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Broccoli should be planted in well-composted soil with good drainage and air circulation. Plants prefer a soil pH of 6.0-7.2.
Planting & Growing: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or seed directly 4 weeks before last frost, or seed directly in late summer for fall crops.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when heads are tight, before yellow flowers appear. Side heads may continue to produce for several weeks. Flavor improves with cooler temperatures. Use shade fabric to extend summer harvests.
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