Large solid medium green heads, after picking the head then side shoots, compact stocky plant, old favourite since 1920's, withstands late autumn cold, sow late summer, early autumn only. 60-95 days.
Used by Romans and called "cabbage flower" and in England as "Italian Asparagus" from early 1700's. High vitamin C and protein. Likes soil rich and well watered. Sow anytime to ensure harvest during cooler months, doesn't do best in hot weather. Frost hardy.
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