An old-Italian heirloom is the best open-pollinated variety we have. Delicious, tender, sweet and dependable. A high performing variety that will reap huge harvests of succulent broccoli! Compact 2-3' plants produce a 4" central head. Plus you get a long season with this one! After the central head is cut, many side shoots will form. Great for spring and fall planting and even through mild winter climates. Very early. An excellent long lasting variety perfect for fresh or freezing in the home garden or farm market.
Fresh- Frozen - canned
1. This heirloom was introduced to the US in 1890
2. The Etruscans were the first to cultivate broccoli almost three thousand years ago
3. It traveled with them to the Italian peninsula where it became a favorite vegetable
4. Roman farmers sometimes called it "the five green fingers of Jupiter"
5. 1/3 pound of broccoli has more vitamin C than 2 1/2 pounds of oranges
6. Broccoli has been cultivated for over 2000 years
7. A perfect variety for any garden
8. Most of the nations broccoli production is in California
9. Grown in Italy during the times of the Roman Empire until the 16th century when it spread throughout the rest of Europe and then to the Americas
Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds
We thank you for your support of rare and naturally grown seeds!
This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
Each seed pack you buy from us is:
Properly labeled and packaged in individual packs.
Each label has information specific to the seed you are buying!
We have been in the garden - seed business for over 40 years and were one of the first to sell seeds on the internet many years ago. We will give you quality seed and service. We will be there for you not only today but down the road from now should you need growing help or more seeds. We thank you in advance for your business.
Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether any plant or seed is acceptable or allowable for the area being shipped to. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant or seeds and any dangers thereof. By purchasing this item buyer accepts this understanding.
Seed is a live product which depends on many important grower skills such as proper planting time, seed depth, type of soil, watering, light intensity, proper use of fertilizers, weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, soil conditions, and reasonable weather during the growing period. These factors are totally out of the sellers control, and germination and growing results are the buyer's responsibility and risk.