Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli is a cool-season crop that thrives in spring and fall. It boasts vibrant dark green foliage and develops impressive heads packed with tightly packed florets. With proper care and cultivation, you can enjoy an abundant harvest of delicious and nutrient-rich broccoli.
The tender stalks of Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli are perfect for steaming, sautéing, roasting, or incorporating into a wide range of recipes. Whether you're adding it to stir-fries, soups, salads, or serving it as a nutritious side dish, the fresh and vibrant flavor of this broccoli variety will surely impress.
Not only is Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli delicious, but it is also a nutritional powerhouse. Broccoli is known for its high content of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber, and folate. By growing this variety in your own garden, you can have access to fresh, nutrient-dense broccoli that surpasses store-bought alternatives.
Growing Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli is a rewarding experience. It prefers full sun exposure and well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. With consistent watering and proper spacing, the plants will thrive and produce ample harvests for you to enjoy throughout the season. The heads are typically ready for harvest when the florets are tightly packed and before the buds start to open.
Livingston Seeds' Green Sprouting Calabrese Broccoli allows you to take control of your food's source, ensuring it is fresh, free from harmful chemicals, and bursting with flavor. This variety is suitable for both beginner and experienced gardeners, making it a great choice for anyone looking to grow their own nutritious and delicious broccoli.
Garden Tip: Harvest central head and lateral clusters before flower buds open. This is a good producer, so freeze extra for a later date!
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Thin To: 24"
Sun/Shade: Sun/Partial shade
Height: Approx. 20"
Start Indoors: Six weeks before last frost
Plant Outdoors: When soil warms and early Fall for second crop
Maturity: 80 days