Broccoli - Organic De Cicco
The De Cicco Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) produces a 3 - 6 inch diameter central head and side sprouts which extend the harvest period. Use the young leaves like collard greens once the head is a quarter developed. Plants are light green and of medium height. May be planted in the early spring, late summer, or early fall.
- SESE Certified Organic Seeds 2 g packet (about 600 seeds) sows 50’ direct seeded or 350’ as transplants.
Growing Info: 49-78 days. Start seeds indoors 4-5 weeks before transplanting out. Transplants should have at least 4 leaves. Keep a deep layer of mulch on the soil during hot weather.
Health Benefits: De Cicco Broccoli offers a powerful dose of fiber, vitamins and minerals including antioxidants and phytochemicals which have been shown to lower cholesterol, prevent heart disease and may help reduce the risk of cancer.
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