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Broccoli 'Green Comet'

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)

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Green Comet is a popular variety of Broccoli, which belongs to the Mustard genus (Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Green Comet'). An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Green Comet is known for growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (2.44 feet).

Green Comet Broccoli needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Green Comet have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Green Comet

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Green Comet is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 6.2 and 7.2 as Broccoli is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Green Comet from seed

Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.51 inches (1.3 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Green Comet about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Green Comet

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Green Comet is a tender plant.

Harvesting Green Comet