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Romanesco Italia Fractal Broccoli -Many Packet Sizes - Rare - B124

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Item specifics
Seller Notes: Germination test date and results will be on packet.
Climate: Cold, Sub-tropical, Temperate
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Type: Loam, Peat
Watering: Medium
Season of Interest: Spring
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Rare exotic variety! Exciting to grow.

Romanesco Broccoli is also called Fractal, Broccoli Apple and Cauliflower with Turrets. It is a Mediterranean plant, native to Italy, especially of Rome and is an Italian cousin of broccoli and cauliflower. It is a very decorative and ornamental broccoflower with exotic taste. You can even grow it in the flower garden and admire it. Romanesco is rich in vitamin C and minerals. It has a mild taste than other cauliflowers and slightly sweet flavor.

Seed sowing is done in spring and summer. If growing romanesco in cooler zones, sow the seeds 4 – 6 weeks prior to planting outside. Sow the seeds .5" deep. When planting the seedlings outside leave 2 feet of space in all directions.

If growing in subtropical and tropical zones you can plant it in fall or in winter.

Companion Plants

Dill, artichokes, chard, beet, borage, chamomile, nasturtium, carrot, celery, cucumber, spinach, beans, hyssop, lettuce, mint, marigold, oregano, peas, potatoes, rosemary, sage, thyme.

Incompatible Plants

Garlic, chives, shallots, strawberries, turnip, onion, parsnip, leek, radish, rutabaga, tomatoes.

Requirements for Growing Romanesco


Humus and compost rich soil that is well drained is recommended.


Growing romanesco in sunny spot for more yield.


Like most of the brassicas it enjoys frequent and regular watering.

Romanesco Care

Romanesco broccoli care is similar to other cauliflowers and cabbages.

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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