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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea, 'Calabrese'

Botanical name: Brassica oleracea, 'Calabrese'

Common name: broccoli

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Broccoli: Brassica oleracea, 'Calabrese'
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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, 'Calabrese'"

Brassica oleracea 'Calabrese' came across the pond from the old country along with the Italian immigrants of the 1800s. 'Calabrese' continues to produce dozens of delicious side shoots up until the first hard frost. Planting depth: .25-.5 inch. Days to germination: 5-14 days. 60-90 days to maturity.

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