(Brassica oleracea italica). Sow as directed for each cultivar. transplanting 60 cm apart 6 weeks later. Can be direct seeded. Feed heavily. Select appropriate cultivars for year round harvesting. See our “Sprouting Seeds” section for Broccoli sprouts. 300 s/g
Attractive medium size heads suited for cooler conditions. Dark green heads. Best sown in Spring. Matures in around 80 days from transplant.
Stems and small heads can be harvested continually for an extended period from the plant. Can be sown all year. Taste is sweet and delicate. Sold in supermarkets in bunches under various names. Packets only.
An open pollinated cultivar producing a good central head followed by prolific side shoots. Must be sown early to late summer (cold) or into early autumn (temp & trop) for success.
Tight heads followed by many side shoots. Best sown October to December.
Excellent tight heads followed by a good crop of side shoots. Best sown from December through to August.
Produces many small tasty purple heads on very vigorous plants. Must be sown early to late summer (cold) or into early autumn (temp & trop) for success.
An unusual broccoli with a pale green pointed head. Extremely tasty. Plants have an open habit and require heavy feeding. Sow December or early January.