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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea, 'Waltham'

Botanical name: Brassica oleracea, 'Waltham'

Common name: broccoli

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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea, 'Waltham'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Broccoli: Brassica oleracea, 'Waltham'"

Brassica oleracea, 'Waltham' is an old favorite and is best for late summer or fall harvest. Tolerant of short dry spells and chilly fall weather. The stocky plants have dark blue-green heads and prolific side shoots. 'Waltham' is a known cultivar since 1951. Planting depth: 1-2 inches. Days to germination: 7-15 days. 50 days to maturity.

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