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Brassica oleracea var. italica
Characteristics: Annual vegetable
Seed per packet: 20
An Italian heirloom variety of broccoli with sweet, mild and tender medium to large heads and lots of side shoots.
Slow to bolt the plant will continue to produce many side shots after the main head is cut.
Excess harvest can be blanched and then frozen.
Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.
Tropical: Autumn & Winter
Temperate: Late Summer to Spring.
Cool climate: Late Spring to early Summer
Sow: 6mm deep
For best results sow in trays od seed raising mix and transplant when 6cm tall.
Plant space: 40cm
Row Space: 40cm
Germination: 5-10 days
Maturity: 8-10 weeks