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Broccoli Seeds - Spring Rapini

Marshalls

£2.29

Catalogue Code: 1020-2083

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Used worldwide for its superior flavour, all parts of this variety are edible including the thinnings for baby-leaf salads and green-budded florets for sauteeing. Can be grown outdoors in a sunny position.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Disease resistant
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 500x Broccoli Seeds

Height: 90cm/3ft

Description

  • Ready to crop in 2 months.
  • Exceptional flavour and all parts are edible.
  • Suitable for container growing.

This variety crops within just 60 days, making it a very early cropping broccoli. Used worldwide for its superior flavour, all parts of this variety are edible; including the thinnings for baby-leaf salads and green-budded florets for sautéing.

Its green budded florets are simply harvested by pinching off and eating raw straight from the garden in salads or sautéed. Sow little and often for long term supply. Each plant will throw smaller side shoot florets after the initial pick. Rich in vitamin A, C and beta carotene which are important to antioxidants.

 

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow indoors

March-May: Sow singly 1cm (1⁄2in) deep in module trays of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.

 

Sow outdoors

May-September: Sow thinly 1cm (1⁄2in) deep in a seed bed or clean module trays of firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Protect from late frosts. Thin out to 10cm (4in).

 

Plant out

April-June in their final position 20cm (8in) apart with 20cm (8in) between each row when plants have 3-4 true leaves.

 

Tips

Pick leaves and flowers as required. 

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