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Organic Broccoli, Di Ciccio
(1/4 lb)

Best Tasting Medium Sized Heads

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5030

$10.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$10.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Broccoli - Di Ciccio - Brassica oleracea (Botrytis group)

Hardy annual Heirloom. Broccoli Di Ciccio is a vigorous, light-green plant of 1890 Italian origin. It produces a 3"-4" bluish-green central head with many medium-sized side shoots for a prolonged harvest. Though not uniform at maturity, this variety is the best tasting. This is a great choice for spring or fall planting.

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 6.2-7.2.

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: 2'-3'
Days To Maturity: 48-85 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 1'-2'
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 27,000 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.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Sales Unit 1/4 Lb Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, 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
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, 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 6.2-7.2.

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.

Videos & Articles

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Articles

July 3, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
When summer is in full swing and Independence Day is right around the corner, believe it or not, it’s time to turn your thoughts towards fall gardening. If you’re already missing those crunchy… read more »
February 21, 2014 - Stephanie Brown
It’s dark and cold outside. You’re either looking across a dormant garden or out at a concrete jungle. You day dream about what you’d grow if you had a bit of earth; healthy, nutritious… read more »

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

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