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Broccoli Cavolo Spigariello Seeds

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Broccoli Cavolo Spigariello Seeds - Irish Plants Direct 
This Italian heirloom variety is a cross between broccoli and kale with a sweet flavour. 
The flower heads are cut and come again and will continue to produce sweet stems over a long period of time. The leaves are also edible and could be used in a variety of dishes raw in salad, braised steamed or boiled. 
Traditionally from Naples this productive vegetable was used as a topping for pizza. 
Seed Qty 4gram
☀️Sow March - June
☀️Germination time 7 - 14 days
☀️Harvest August onwards
☀️Companion Planting other brassicas beetroot, carrot, onions, sage, rosemary, mint, calendula, marigolds and nasturtiums.
Do not plant with strawberries
☀️Harvest the flower heads by cutting shoots will re grow leaves can also be harvested. 
☀️A good source of vitamin A,C and iron.
☀️Use for Boil, braise, steam, raw, salads
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 between March - April in a seed tray on a sunny window sill transplant to larger pots when the seedlings are large enough to handle.
When the plants have around 5 leaves harden off and transplant outside to their final growing position, spacing the plants around 45cm apart and 45cm between rows treading the plants in well.
Water the plants well before transplanting and during warm spells. 
Alternatively sow out doors between May - June 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.
Water well before transplanting and during dry spells. 
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