Broccoli Calabrese – Item #1671

$2.69

A tasty heirloom variety first introduced in the U.S. by Italian immigrants. Easy to grow, requires minimal care, and packed with nutrients. A good variety for freezing.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 5-10 days

Choose a rich moist soil with plenty of organic matter. Time your plantings to mature while weather is cool; usually late spring or fall. Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost date. Transplant outdoors 2 weeks before last frost. Sow in midsummer for a fall crop or late fall in mild climates.

Feed with compost tea or fertilizer once a month to maintain rapid growth.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Erassica oleracea

Matures In: 60 days

Attributes: Nutritious, easy-to-grow heirloom