Seeds Sprouts- Green Sprouting Calabrese, Broccoli
The Green Sprouting Calabrese produces very large dark green heads bursting with flavor. packed with rich flavors, is popular among home vegetable gardeners! Green Sprout Calabrese Broccoli Seeds grow quickly and produce 4-inch heads with plenty of side shoots, which can be harvested after the main head is cut. The ripening time is not uniform, which results in a prolonged harvest for home vegetable gardens!
Although heirloom Calabrese broccoli comes from the Calabria region of Italy and came to America in the 1880s, the plant from which modern broccoli is produced first grew wild in the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor. Broccoli gradually spread to the rest of Europe and the New World.
More details for growing further down the page.
Soaking time: 4-10 hours approximately.
Amount of seeds: one very dense layer.
|Germination Period||4-8 days|
|Days till maturity||16|
|Sowing Months||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
How to grow broccoli sprouts:
Sow the broccoli seeds in one dense layer and avoid moving the seeds when watering. The duration of growth is about 3-6 days.
The taste of the broccoli sprouts is mild. The harvest will be better in cool weather, so on hot days, moisten the sprout which helps to cool the yong sprouts.
Nutritional values of broccoli sprouts:
Broccoli contains a large amount of the anti-cancer substance - sulforaphane. Many studies have proven that the substance helps the body fight cancer cells.