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Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese' (Earthbox #1)    

This variety grew very tall and large in the Earthbox. After the first head was cut, side shoots did not develop. Instead, the stump enlarged and many small shoots appeared to emerge, but never developed into heads. Perhaps the high N concentrations in the Earthbox fertilizer mix encouraged too much vegetative growth and not enough flowering.

This planting has been archived (Other).


Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 1

Plant Broccoli Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 3970


Care Instructions

If sowing directly, aim to sow 0.51 inches (1.3 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 5.85 inches (15.0 cm).

Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese' normally grows to a mature height of 75.0 cm (that's 2.44 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light - a partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 10.

Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.2 and 7.2 as Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese' (Earthbox #1) is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Broccoli 'Green sprouting calabrese' (Earthbox #1) Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Harvest Tally

26.0 oz : 1.0 item

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