Growing Calendar for Broccoli Seeds - Summer Purple
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Broccoli 'Summer Purple' is a breeding breakthrough! It has been specially bred for summer cropping - from late June to October, depending on sowing date and season.
Broccoli 'Summer Purple' produces high quality, well-coloured spears with good heat tolerance. A very high yielding and versatile variety.
Easy to grow, quick to prepare and very good for you!
Growing Broccoli is Simple - Sow the seed thinly in drills and cover them over with soil, lightly firming with the head of the rake. Mark the row, labelling one end with the variety and sowing date. Keep the seed bed moist. Seedlings are ready to plant out when they are about 4in/10cm to 6in/15cm tall. Water the planting hole before firmly transplanting to their permanent position, 1in/2-5cm deeper than in the seedbed and 18in/45cm apart.
Our blend provides the longest summer cropping period
Sow Indoors: February-March thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: March-June thinly ½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed or clean module trays of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Thin Out: 4in (10cm) apart.
Plant Out: April-July into the required harvest position 18in (45cm) apart with 24in (60cm) between each row. Protect plants from frost.
Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting. Sow little and often for extended cropping periods.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Planted the seeds indoors. Good germination. Seedlings now potted on and have their true leaves. This is the first time I have grown purple broccoli. Only time will tell how the plants develop.
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