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Broccoli 'Early Purple Sprouting' (Purple Sprouting) (Seeds)Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Just £0.79

Hardy Biennial
What is Hardy Biennial?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle in two years, growing in
the first year and reproducing and dying in the second. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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1 packet (175 broccoli seeds)Save £1.20 £1.99 £0.79 Despatch: within 3 Days
Description How to Grow Delivery Reviews
A useful winter-cropping vegetable, hardy and easy-to-grow. It produces masses of tender purple broccoli shoots which turn green when cooked. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Kitchen Garden

Hardy

full sun

90cm (36in)

60cm (24in)

1 Packet (175 Broccoli Seeds) (TKA54022)

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  • Sow outdoors during late spring, thinly in a prepared seedbed, 1cm (1/2in) deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart.
  • Keep well-watered and cover with a fine netting at all stages to deter birds and cabbage caterpillar attack.
  • Transplant when large enough to handle into well prepared, firm soil allowing 75cm (30in) between plants. Plant firmly.
  • Water plants until established. Earth up and stake as each plant develops.
  • Harvest late winter/early spring by snapping off the flowering shoots before the flowers open. Do not remove the large leaves as these will protect the next batch of shoots.
  • Broccoli contains many healthy antioxidants such as pro-vitamin A and vitamin C, and is also a good source of iron and folic acid.

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