Broccoli Calabrese Expand

Broccoli Green Sprouting Calabrese


Loved for the delicate flavor of the side shoots that grow once the main head has been harvested. Once the head is cut the plant goes to work vigorously producing side shoots which are delectable, easy to grow, prolific, and hardy.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil
Zones: Annuals (Grow in All Zones), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun/Partial Shade, Full Sun
Growth Cycle: Biennial
Edible: Yes
Height: g: Up to 3 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sow directly outdoors in early spring or late summer. Sow 2-4 seeds 1/4" deep, 12" apart in rows 12" wide. Keep moist until established. Germination 7-21 days. Harvest head when 4"-6" (70 days) to encourage side shoots. Suitable for freezing.
Maturity (Vegetables Only) 65 - 70
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators
Growth Rate: Moderate