Calabrese Sprouting Broccoli

Calabrese Green Sprouting Broccoli

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    Open pollinated
    • 60 days.
    • 24-30" tall plants. 
    • Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli  produces 3-6" deep blue green central heads followed by numerous side shoots. Produces side shoots for many months after main head is harvested.. 
    • Great for stir fry.

    Planting Directions:  Sow seed indoors in spring 4 to 6 weeks before last frost with a minimum soil temperature  of 50° tp 86° with 77°optimum. Sow seeds ¼” deep with 3-4 per unit/inch thinning to one seedling. When seeds germinate move to a cooler, well lit area to produce sturdy transplants. Harden off seedlings 7 days prior to transplanting outdoors.  Plant outdoors in  well prepared soil, enriched with  a complete garden fertilizer or rich compost, broccoli is considered a heavy feeder. Transplant outdoors when soil temperature is 60°-65°. Water moderately and regularly. For fall crops  plant seeds 1/4” deep and 2”- 4” apart outdoors in late summer.  Thin seedlings to 8-10” apart when 6” tall.