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Broccoli, Early Green

  • $4.00

Description

Brassica oleracea

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This early, short season variety yields large, tight heads that mature over a two week period and are followed by succulent side shoots that extend the harvest period even longer. Plant in early spring or fall to enjoy the flavorful florets.

Seeds grown by Rich Felton in Rawlins, Wyoming.

175 seeds.

Directions: Broccoli may be direct seeded or transplanted. Direct-seed when outdoor temperatures are above 50°F. Plant seed ¼ inch deep, 3–4 seeds per row foot, allowing 18–24 inches between rows. Thin to one plant every 12-18 inches. To start seedlings indoors, plant 2 seeds per cell, ¼ inch deep. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 75°F. Thin to 1 plant per cell. Maintain greenhouse temperatures above 45°F night and below 85°F day. Harden-off seedlings for 5–7 days prior to transplanting. Transplant 5–6 week old seedlings outside in a fertile garden bed, 12-18 inches apart, allowing 18–24 inches between rows.

Planting Depth

Plant Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

¼”

18”

6-10

60