Broccoli is believed to originate from the Mediterranean. This high quality early cropping variety develops delicious spears with fine flavour and texture. At its best when steamed or lightly blanched, and works wonderfully with pasta.
Sow thinly, 5mm (¼in) deep in seed trays or into the garden bed, firm down and keep moist. Seedlings emerge 7-12 days. Space 60cm (2ft) apart. Keep well watered.
When To Plant
Late Summer to Autumn.
When to Sow/Plant
These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.