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Broccoli 'Red Arrow' (Purple Sprouting)Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

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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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Purple Sprouting Broccoli 'Red Arrow' produces vigorous vitamin rich plants with lots of tender purple spears. The RHS AGM variety is a vast improvement on existing strains, cropping a week earlier and yielding up to 20% more than other varieties. An extremely useful and easy to grow, hardy winter vegetable that can be harvested during late February and March. Height: 90cm (35”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

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Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

RHS AGM

1 packet (100 seeds) (23768)

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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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