Buy Broccoli seeds from leading stores like Wilkinson Plus
Early nutritious vegetable with delicious purple shoots. Sow Mar-May, harvest Feb-May following year. Sow thinly in prepared seed bed. Average contents 400 seeds.
Very tasty shoots for picking in early Spring. Very hardy and high yielding. Sowing Sow the seeds thinly in a well prepared seed bed 1cm (½”) deep in a short row. As the seedlings appear gradually thin to 7-10cm (3-4”) apart. When seedlings are about 10-15cm (4-6”) tall, transplant to the growing site spacing plants about 60cm (24”) apart. Water well and firm soil around roots. Other Instructions Pick out central spear first to encourage lots of side shoots.
Sowing Sow the seeds thinly in a well prepared seed bed 1cm deep and in rows 15cm apart. Planting As the seedlings appear thin to 7cm apart. When they are about 10-15cm tall, transplant to the growing site about 45cm apart, planting them 2cm deeper than in the seed bed. Water well. Other Instructions Once the main head has been harvested, the plant will produce small heads over the following weeks.
Brocoli Purple Sprouting are a high quality long season variety that develops large spears with deep purple heads and succulent stems. One of the earliest to crop, it is at its most delicious from November onwards.