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Organic Broccoli, Calabrese
(1/4 lb)

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5032

$8.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$8.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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, freezing and canning.

Did You Know? Broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium, phosphorus and iron.

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.

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 1/4 Pound: 31,500 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Sales Unit 1/4 Lb Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-85°F Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Upright Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Sales Unit 1/4 Lb
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-85°F
Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

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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Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 3"L x 8"W x 0.5"H

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