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Broccoli

Di Cicco Early

1890 Italian variety, excellent quality, bluish-green heads to 10cm, then lots of side shoots. 68-85 days.

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Packet (200 seeds) $3.50
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General information:

Broccoli

Brassica oleracea var. italica

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.

175-300 seeds per gram

Broccoli planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Jun
Subtropic:Feb-May
Mild:Sep-Apr
Cold/Frost:Oct-Mar
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:35-50
Row space cm:50-60
Depth cm:0.5-1
Best soil temp:7-30 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:175-330
Rate per hectare:400g
Average days to maturity:60-90
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