Broccoli – Purple Early Sprouting

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An extremely easy to grow hardy winter vegetable which crops when little else is available in the garden. Sturdy 12-18in plants produce a heavy crop of tasty purple heads and young leaves (which turn green when cooked) during late winter/early Spring.

  • Seed Count: 3000

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Broccoli Purple Early Sprouting new

Broccoli Purple Early Sprouting new. An extremely easy to grow hardy winter vegetable which crops when little else is available in the garden. Sturdy 12-18in plants produce a heavy crop of tasty purple heads and young leaves (which turn green when cooked) during late winter/early Spring. These should crop through to mid-April, freeing the ground for spring crops. (2000 Seeds per pack)

Cultivation Advice Broccoli Purple Early Sprouting new

  • Days To Germination: 7-10
  • Planting Depth: 1/8 inch
  • Row: 18-24 inches
  • Spacing, Plant: 18-24 inches
  • Light: Mostly Sunny Location
  • Sow directly into the garden or trays. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil.
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination. (Broccoli can be sown in spring through to mid-summer for over-wintering)
  • Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart in rows spaced 2 to 3 feet apart depending upon available room.
  • Thin or transplant seedlings when 2 inches tall.
  • Broccoli grows best in a mostly sunny location during the cooler parts of the growing season. Prefers fairly rich soil kept fairly moist.
  • Cut the main head early and the plants will continue to produce numerous small side heads through to late spring. Continuous steady harvesting is essential to maximise the harvest.
  • Protect from birds and other pests.