Calabrese Green Sprouting Broccoli
Calabrese, is one of the most popular types of broccoli for both large growers and home gardeners. This open pollinated broccoli from Italy, forms large richly-flavored heads, then generous side shoots for the rest of the season. As we've said before, broccoli is a health game-changer. Chock 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! It can be eaten raw, sautéed, roasted with garlic and almonds, used to make casserole or quiche. It's always good and always good for you.
|Days to germination||3-10 days|
|Days to maturity||60-70 days|
|Plant time||Late August through March|
|Soil temperature||40-65 degrees F|
|Optimum soil P.H||6.5-7.0|
|Harvest||October through May|