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Broccoli 'Nine Star Perennial'

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

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Nine Star Perennial is a variety of Broccoli which is a member of the Mustard family. Its botanical name is Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Nine Star Perennial'. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Nine Star Perennial is known for growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (2.44 feet).

Nine Star Perennial Broccoli tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

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How to grow Nine Star Perennial

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Nine Star Perennial is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Nine Star Perennial are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Nine Star Perennial needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 6.2 to 7.2 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Nine Star Perennial from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.51 inches (1.3 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 10°C / 50°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Nine Star Perennial about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Nine Star Perennial

Nine Star Perennial is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Nine Star Perennial

Other Names for Broccoli 'Nine Star Perennial'

Nine-Star Perennial