Broccoli, Romanesco

Brassica oleracea
$2.99 to $14.25
SKU: 0350A
  • Organic
  • Apple green heads
  • Dense florets in a fractal form
  • 75-100 days from transplant
  • ±8,100 seeds/oz

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but prefers a long, cool summer season.

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Broccoli, Romanesco Description

Produces a stunning apple-green whorled head with better taste and texture than most of the finest broccolis. Widely grown and prized in Italy. Grows exceptionally well in cool northern areas. 75-100 days from transplant. ±8,100 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

You should start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden.

Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots indoors. When transplanting out the plants, be very careful to limit any disturbance to the roots.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.