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Broccoli Seeds - F1 Parthenon

Calabrese

A strong root system makes this variety very vigorous, nitrogen-efficient and resistant to stress (produces few hollow stems). Florets have short stems and fine, uniform, deep blue-green beads. Holds well. Good resistance to mildew. Crops September-October.

Tom says: The slightly untidy cousin of calabrese, broccoli provides you with the first harvests of the year in January-April. The sweet, earthy flavour complements all kinds of dishes from Asian inspired stir-fries to Sunday roasts.

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Sowing Time April-June Flower / Fruit from Late September-October
 
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Heavy crops of compact, dome-shaped heads

A strong root system makes this variety very vigorous, nitrogen-efficient and resistant to stress (produces few hollow stems). Florets have short stems and fine, uniform, deep blue-green beads. Holds well. Good resistance to mildew. Crops September-October.

Tom says: The slightly untidy cousin of calabrese, broccoli provides you with the first harvests of the year in January-April. The sweet, earthy flavour complements all kinds of dishes from Asian inspired stir-fries to Sunday roasts.

Hardiness:-5 degrees

Resistance to Disease:True

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:41-50cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:61-70cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Full growing instructions given on packet.

HEALTH BENEFITS: High in vitamins A and C and a good source of iron. CULINARY TIPS: A growing body of research suggests that broccoli may offer some protection against certain cancers. Best steamed not boiled and use within hours of harvesting.

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