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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Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Growth Cycle:Biennial
Water Needs:Low, Low/Moderate, Moderate, Moderate/High
Light:Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth RateModerate
Height:g: Up to 3 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Maturity (Vegetables Only)65 - 70
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators
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.