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Broccoli Calabrese Stemia F1 Seeds

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Broccoli Calabrese Stemia F1 Seeds - Irish Plants Direct 
This unique calabrese produces a well branched slightly flattened central green head with sweet tasting  individual florets harvest from late summer leaving the plant to produce tasty regrowth side shoots. 
Seed Qty 30
☀️Sow April - August 
☀️Germination 7 - 14 days
☀️Loam, clay or sandy soil that's alkaline or neutral 
☀️Harvest July - November 
☀️Companion Planting other brassicas, beetroot, carrot, onions, sage, rosemary, mint, calendula, marigolds and nasturtiums
Do not plant with strawberries
☀️Harvet from July onwards by cutting the heads smaller side shoots will grow from the side of the plants
☀️A good source of vitamin A,C and iron
☀️Use for Boiling or steaming.Ideal for freezing
Brassicas require a fertile well drained soil in partial shade that has been well dug in autumn they do not grow well in acidic soil so adding lime to the soil may be necessary.
Sow indoors from April onwards onto trays of moist compost pot on when the seedlings are large enough to handle into individual pots when the plants have around 5 leaves harden off and transplant outside to their final growing position. Space the plants around 45cm apart and 45cm between rows treading the plants in well.
Ensure the plants are well watered before transplanting and dur warm weather. 
Alternatively sow out doors from April  in a seed bed sowing thinly in drills 1.25cm deep thin the seedlings eventually spacing the plants 45cm apart and 45cm between rows in their final planting position treading the plants in well.
Ensure plants are well watered if transplanting and during dry spells. 
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