|75 days. Broccoli has a long culinary history going back to the Romans but it wasnt until recently that its exceptional health benefi ts were recognized. Florets and stems are packed with vitamin C and provide calcium, potassium and iron. The 4"-6", blue-green heads are delicious raw or cookedmuch better than store-bought broccoli. Freezes well. Kids will adore the little trees on their plate.|
When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Also, in late summer for fall harvest. In mild winter climates, can be sown in late fall for winter, early spring harvest.
When to start inside: 3 to 4 weeks before average last frost.
Harvesting: When the main head is 4" to 6" in diameter, harvest the head. This will encourage large numbers of side florets.