Broccoli - Calabrese
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Broccoli, Calabrese (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)
- This popular broccoli variety produces a short, 24 inch plant with medium-large heads. Withstands cold well. Best used for a fall crop.
- Extremely flavorful heads of broccoli
- ‘Calabrese’ is an old Italian heirloom variety that sprouts side shoots that will mature for harvesting
- Once the main head is cut off the plant will continuously produce many broccoli shoots during the season
- Great for fall planting
Day to Maturity | 65 days
Broccoli Seeds | Start seed indoors 6 weeks before the last killing frost, for early spring crop. Plant in rows 2 1/2 feet apart, with 18 inches to 2 feet between the plants.
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Broccoli is high in vitamin C, as well as dietary fiber; it also contains multiple nutrients with potent anti-cancer properties, such as diindolylmethane and small amounts of selenium. A single serving provides more than 30 mg of Vitamin C and a half-cup provides 52 mg of Vitamin C.