Waltham is a variety of Broccoli which is a member of the Mustard family. Its botanical name is Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Waltham'. 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. Waltham is known for growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (2.44 feet).
United States is believed to be where Waltham originates from.
Waltham 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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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Waltham about 42 days before your last frost date.
Bred by the University of Massachusetts, Waltham Field Station, Waltham, MA around 1950.
It was named after the town Waltham, Massachusetts which was settled in 1636.