Broccoli, Early Purple Sprouting

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60 Days. A sublime wintertime treat, this buttery soft, nutty-flavored broccoli from the U.K. Gardeners in cooler climates can grow this over winter in hoop houses or greenhouses. It is ideal for mild coastal or protected climates and produces lots of purple broccoli sprouts in the spring. Listed in John Mason’s seed catalog in 1793.

  • 60 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-10 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/4" to 1/2"
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-80 F
  • Plant Spacing: 12"
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Brassica oleracea

Growing Tips: Needs overwintering to produce florets. Direct sow in midsummer for florets the following spring in full sun or light summer shade. Hardy to about 18 F.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 150
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