Broccoli

Overall Rating:
         
4.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 2

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Nickname:
ReapSowGrow
Location:
Kansas City, MO
Date:
July 3, 2014
          4.0
 
Not sure about this plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Very easy and prolific.

What are the cons? Not very consistent

Review:

I love the greens of this plant, I stew them with mustard and turnip greens; and occasionally I've added loose leaf cabbage as well. The purple color also makes it much easier to pick off the green caterpillars that assault any broccoli I try to grow. The heads did not seem to get as large as other broccoli I've grown, but mine never get as big as I'd like. My only real complaint about this plant would be that the heads were not at all consistent from plant to plant. One might have a nice tight head of broccoli at the top, while the next plant might have only a loose conglomeration of shoots with tiny florets. I just harvested all of the main florets, so hopefully they will start in with a good succession of side shoots now. This is a cool multipurpose crop, I would highly recommend it for the greens(which seem very nutritious) and the florets as well(which really seem like a bonus after all the greens I've eaten).

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By ReapSowGrow 3 Jul 2014

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Nickname:
Leslie T
Location:
Meridian Idaho, ID
Date:
June 23, 2014
          4.0
 
Fun
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? beautiful, taste great

What are the cons? no so far

Review:

1st to grow these. We started in a greenhouse and then planted them. I planted them in full sun and have other broccoli and cantaloupe growing around them to keep the roots cooler. We just harvested the 1st florets this weekend. cooked them up and they were very tasty and retain some of the purple even when cooked. Can't wait to see how they do through the hot summer.

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By Leslie T 23 Jun 2014

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