Gusto Italia Broccoli De Cicco Seed
An Italian variety that is known for its tender stalks and mild flavor. A reliable, multi-cut variety which produces a compact, 7.5-10 cm (3-4") bluish-green central head followed by a prolific set of side shoot spears. Harvest main head when 7.5 cm (3") in diameter to encourage side shoot growth. Good for steaming, stir fries and freezing.
Latin Name: Brassica oleracea
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 1.2 grams / approximately 325-350 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
Flavor: Sweet, fresh broccoli taste
Days to Harvest: 50 to 70 days (after transplanting outdoors)
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 10 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Seed Spacing: 1.3 cm (1/2")
Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")
Plant Spacing: 45 cm (18")
Best Container Size: 12"+
Planting Instructions: Start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost.
Preparation Ideas: Add some lemon juice to your broccoli for a nice, easy dish.