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Broccoli 'Romanesco'

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Hardy Annual

Romanesco Broccoli is a particularly attractive vegetable with a taste and texture exceeding the finest Calabrese. Broccoli 'Romanesco' is widely grown in Northern Italy and created a great deal of interest when grown at the Scottish Horticultural Research Institute. The 'spears' can be snapped off individually or all together from . To really appreciate the flavour it should be steamed and served as individual heads, garnished with plenty of melted butter. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 40cm (16”).

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
full sun
    • 1 packet (125 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.29
Sow seeds in a well raked, firm, seed bed in late spring in drills 10mm (½in) deep and keep moist. Sowing can also be made under glass at this time.

Transplant the seedlings 45x45cm (18x18in) apart, when they have made 2-3 true leaves. For best results grow in a rich, fertile soil and water regularly.

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