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Broccoli Brassica oleracea

How to sow broccoli: Sow seeds indoors and transplant outside

Sun requirement for broccoli: Plant in Full Sun

Broccoli has been planted 60 times by Growstuff members.

Broccoli has large flower heads known as "crowns" that are green to blue-green in color, grouped tightly together atop a thick stem, and surrounded by leaves. Broccoli resembles cauliflower, a different cultivar in its species. It thrives in cool weather.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

16 weeks

First harvest expected

15 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

15 weeks after planting

Height

75cm

Spread

60cm

Row Spacing

40cm

Companions

everest broccoli
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Photos

Broccoli crops

Broccoli plantings

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baby brocoli
baby brocoli
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Broccoli harvests

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delicious broccoli
delicious broccoli
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Brocoli for dinner
Brocoli for dinner
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Varieties

Romanesco broccoli

Romanesco broccoli

  Brassica oleracea Botrytis group

Crop Map

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What people are saying about broccoli

I planted some [broccoli](crop) at the start of spring.. I grew fast, made long stems and quickly turned into yellow flowers. I conclude the first spring summer months aren't good for brocoli. S...

I like to automate the calculations, analysis, and plain old remembering what has happened in the garden. Some of the challenges in my garden is knowing when it's too late to planting something...

I originally wanted to do this yesterday but it rained in the morning so that kinda put a damper on things. So I did it all today instead! A bunch of the seeds I wintersowed in the milk jugs and...