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Organic Broccoli, Calabrese (1/4 lb)

Organic Broccoli, Calabrese (1/4 lb)

Produces Large Tasty Heads

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, good 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 1/4 Pound: 31,500 Seeds

 

Check out our Broccoli Growing Guide for more information.

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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, good 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 1/4 Pound: 31,500 Seeds

 

Check out our Broccoli Growing Guide for more information.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand 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 ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 3.0"W x 0.5"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Family : Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Bulk
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Partial Sun

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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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 ensure the success of your crop(s).

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