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Broccoli 'Early Purple Sprouting' (Purple Sprouting)Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

Just £0.99

Hardy Biennial
What is Hardy Biennial?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle in two years, growing in
the first year and reproducing and dying in the second. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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1 packet (200 seeds) £0.99 Out of Stock
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Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli is extremely useful and easy to grow. This hardy winter vegetable produces good yields of tasty purple heads (turning green when cooked) which can be harvested during late winter and early spring, at a time when fresh vegetables from the garden are often in short supply. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 Packet (200 Seeds) (TX00360)

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Sowing Months Harvest Months

Sow sprouting broccoli seeds in a well-prepared seed bed from March to June at a depth of 13mm (1/2") and spaced 30cm (12") apart. Transplant to their final positions around 5 weeks later when the seedlings have four or five leaves.


When growing purple sprouting broccoli, choose a sheltered position in firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Plant purple sprouting broccoli deeply for stability at a distance of 60cm (24") apart, and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

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Reviews

Just about to get a crop.... 2012-03-22

Review and pictures attached - seemed to germinate fine and looks like we'll get a crop despite the caterpillars best efforts. Plants germinated fine and were indeed eaasy to grow. http://trkytree.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/legacy-project-from-2011-broccoli-8/