English heirloom. Stunning in a fresh veg platter. Hardy to –10C. Long lived if not let to set seed. Delicious. Time to get obnoxiously healthy. Plants sprout asparagus like purple shoots in spring. Hardy to -12 C. A customer said his plants are 7 years old as he didn’t let plants flower. Purple colour becomes green when cooked. Yummy dips or garden raids. Stake plants so they do not topple over or suffer broken stems due to snow loads. Bred for overwintering. Huge productive plants
- Seed Count: 100+
- Collection Date: Sept 2014
- Hardiness Zone: annual or perennial
- Height and Width: 1.5m x 60cm
- Germination test type: hand sort/actual germination
How to germinate Purple Sprouting Broccoli seeds:
Sow 6 mm deep. Keep moist. Opt. germ. temp: 15-25 C. Days to germ: 7-14. Start in late June-mid July. Moderate feeder. Prepare beds with lime, balanced organic fertilizer & compost.