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Broccoli 'Early Purple Sprouting' (Purple Sprouting)

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

£2.49

64% (5 Reviews)

Extremely useful and easy to grow

Good yields of tasty purple heads

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli is extremely useful and easy to grow. This hardy winter vegetable produces good yields of tasty purple heads (turning green when cooked) which can be harvested during late winter and early spring, at a time when fresh vegetables from the garden are often in short supply. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").


1 packet (200 seeds) (23639)

Sow sprouting broccoli seeds in a well-prepared seed bed from March to June at a depth of 13mm (1/2") and spaced 30cm (12") apart. Transplant to their final positions around 5 weeks later when the seedlings have four or five leaves.


When growing purple sprouting broccoli, choose a sheltered position in firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Plant purple sprouting broccoli deeply for stability at a distance of 60cm (24") apart, and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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