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Broccoli 'Red Arrow' (Purple Sprouting)

Just £5.49

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.
5 Reviews

An extremely useful and easy to grow, hardy winter vegetable

Produces vigorous vitamin rich plants with lots of tender purple spears

Crops a week earlier and yields up to 20% more than other varieties

10 brocoli Postiplug plants £5.49 Despatch: by end of August 2020
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Reviews
Purple Sprouting Broccoli 'Red Arrow' produces vigorous vitamin rich plants with lots of tender purple spears. This 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 from late February onwards. 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

RHS AGM

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

10 brocoli Postiplug plants (KB2065)

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Harvest Months
Water sprouting broccoli plants regularly and do not allow them to dry out as this may impair their development. Hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing and bring insect larvae to the surface. Purple sprouting broccoli should be harvested from late February to May, before the flowers open. Pick shoots when they are 15cm (6") long. Regular picking will encourage more shoots to be produced. Don't remove the large leaves as these will protect the next batch of shoots as they develop. Culinary note: Sprouting broccoli is suitable for freezing.

T&M's easy starter plants are delivered ready for planting at the correct time so that you can enjoy bigger, earlier and tastier vegetables. Gradually acclimatise broccoli to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to planting outdoors.


When growing purple sprouting broccoli, choose a sheltered position in firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun or semi shade. 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.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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