BROCCOLI Purple Sprouting (Kings)

€1.50

  • The most popular of the sprouting varieties, very hardy and produces an abundance of dark purple spears, in March, which turn green on cooking.
  • Pack size: 750 Seeds
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WHEN TO SOW

April and May.

WHERE TO SOW

Sow the seeds thinly in a well prepared seed bed 2cm deep in rows 15cm apart.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

As the seedlings appear, thin to 7cm apart. When they are about 10-15cm tall, transplant to the growing site about 60cm apart, planting them 2cm deeper than in the seed bed. Water well.

MATURITY

March to May the following year.

HANDY TIP

Pick regularly when the spears are well formed but before they open. Take central spear first to encourage a lot of side shoots.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

A good source of vitamins A , C & Iron

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