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Broccoli Early Purple Sprouting ORGANIC Santee Seeds
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Broccoli Early Purple Sprouting ORGANIC Santee Seeds

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Broccoli Early Purple Sprouting ORGANIC Santee Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This bushy plant produces plenty of tasty purple spears over a long period of time. 
 
A duel purpose variety that can be harvested during spring, summer or autumn the following year. 
 
Seed Qty 20
 
☀️Sow February - June
☀️Germination 7 - 14 days
☀️Loam, clay, sandy soil that's alkaline or neutral 
☀️Harvest February - November 
☀️Companion Plants All brassicas, beetroot, carrots, onions, rosemary, sage, mint, marigolds, calendula
Do not plant with strawberries.
☀️Harvest from late winter cutting out the main central spear to encourage side branches pick regularly.
☀️A good source of Vitamin A, C and iron
☀️Use for Boiling and steaming raw in salads. 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 February onwards onto moist compost when the seedlings are large enough to handle transplant to individual pots to grow on.
 
When they have around 5 leaves harden off and transplant to their final growing position spacing the plants around 45cm apart and 45cm between rows treading the plants in well.
 
Water well before transplanting and during any dry spells. 
 
Alternatively sow outdoors from march in a seed bed sowing in drills 1.25cm deep thin the seedlings eventually spacing the plants 60cm apart and 30cm between rows plant in their final planting position treading the plants in well.
Water well before transplanting and ensure the plants are kept well watered during warm weather. 
 
 
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