An old Italian variety that was introduced in 1890. Non-uniform maturation and abundant side shoots make for an extended harvest, even after the main heads are harvested. An excellent addition to spring and fall gardens.
This planting has been archived (harvested).
Purchased from Swanson's
Latest Milestone Harvesting
If sowing directly, aim to sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.17 inches (3.0 cm).
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Broccoli 'De cicco' is known for growing to a height of approximately 50.0 cm (that's 1.62 feet in imperial).
Your garden has full sun light, which is a great match for Broccoli 'De cicco'.
Try to apply water fairly sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (7b) is within the ideal range for Broccoli 'De cicco'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
A soil ph of between 5.7 and 6.5 is ideal for Broccoli 'De cicco' as it does best in acidic soil so test your soil acidity often.
More information about Broccoli - De Cicco is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Broccoli - De Cicco Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.