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Seller Notes: Germination test date and results will be on packet.
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Broccoli, a biennial most commonly grown as an annual, is a must-have for gardeners in any climate. A member of the annula, it’s unsurprising that broccoli might have been bred from a cabbage plant thousands of years ago. Today, it’s one of the most popular vegetables in the US and is grown in almost every state, with particularly large volumes coming out of California. Although different varieties of broccoli vary in size and shape, almost all are greenish-blue in color with an occasional purplish-green crown.
Waltham 29 broccoli is an heirloom, compact plant that grows blue-green main heads that are 4–9″ across as well as numerous side shoots for an extended harvest season and high yields. The tall plants grow long stalks and have good cold resistance, making them a perfect choice for late summer or fall plantings. Don’t fret if you’re living in a warm climate: you can grow it over the winter. Heads do go to flower quickly after maturing, so be sure to keep a watchful eye on your plants. It’s a good choice for small gardens and for freezing if you’re looking to preserve your harvest year-round.
Seed Depth: 1/4″
Space Between Plants: 18″
Space Between Rows: 18–30″
Germination Soil Temperature: 50–70°F
Days for Germination: 7–10
Sow Indoors: 5–9 weeks before average last frost date.
Sow Outdoors: 2–3 weeks before average last frost date or as soon as soil is workable.
ANICAL NAME:Brassica oleracea var. italica
GROWTH CYCLE:Annual Biennial
SEASON(S):Spring Summer Fall Winter
CLIMATE ZONE(S):3a 3b 4a 4b 5a 5b 6a 6b 7a7b 8a 8b 9a 9b
SOIL TYPE(S):Loamy Sandy
YIELD:2–4 lbs per plant
GARDEN DIMENSIONS:1 plant per 1–3 square feet
Terms and conditions, READ THIS PLEASE: Orders over $14 from this ad will be shipped with tracking, Otherwise: Seeds will be shipped economy/standard or first class 2-10 day shipping (NO TRACKING and no planting instructions to keep seed costs to the buyer low), in a ziplock baggie. Our goal is to save you money on quality seeds. We are responsible sellers, and we make sure our buyers are well taken care of. Shipped within 2 business days after payment. We are a seller that caters to experienced gardeners. (germination and plant care information is readily available online, but if you can’t find germinating and care instructions, please feel free to message us). Most of our listings include germination instructions, so we do not ship growing instructions. Multiple orders of a single item will be combined into 1 ziplock. We are not responsible for buyer germination success, seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate, and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, quantity is estimated. Liability of seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).
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