Broccoli-Purple Peacock Sprouting
Broccoli-Purple Peacock Sprouting

Broccoli-Purple Peacock Sprouting

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3174-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Purple Peacock Sprouting Broccoli

Brassica oleracea

This open-pollinated gorgeous cross between a green broccoli and colorful kales, has a sweet broccoli flavor.  After harvesting the green to purple head, you will get an abundant harvest of side shoots and beautiful serrated kale like leaves. These large plants can get up to 2-3 ft tall and 2-3 ft wide, and with their purple leaves, will be sure to turn the heads of your fellow community garden members. Nutrient-dense, just like other broccoli. Full of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, A, oodles of B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, protein, and the list goes on! As with all broccoli, eat the leaves, stems, and flower heads.

Days to germination  3-10 days
Days to maturity 90-95 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late August through March
Spacing 18-24 in.
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 40-65 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.5-7.0
Height 2.5 ft.
Harvest October through May; Snip initial flowering tip, and leave plant to continue harvesting side shoots

 

Purple Peacock Sprouting Broccoli

Brassica oleracea

This open-pollinated gorgeous cross between a green broccoli and colorful kales, has a sweet broccoli flavor.  After harvesting the green to purple head, you will get an abundant harvest of side shoots and beautiful serrated kale like leaves. These large plants can get up to 2-3 ft tall and 2-3 ft wide, and with their purple leaves, will be sure to turn the heads of your fellow community garden members. Nutrient-dense, just like other broccoli. Full of potassium, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, A, oodles of B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, protein, and the list goes on! As with all broccoli, eat the leaves, stems, and flower heads.

Days to germination  3-10 days
Days to maturity 90-95 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late August through March
Spacing 18-24 in.
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 40-65 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.5-7.0
Height 2.5 ft.
Harvest October through May; Snip initial flowering tip, and leave plant to continue harvesting side shoots