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Broccoli: Brassica Rapa, 'Santee Sprouting'

Botanical name: Brassica Rapa, 'Santee Sprouting'

Common name: broccoli

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1
time

Sprite
created by:
Seeds of Change

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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 Rapa, 'Santee Sprouting'"

Brassica Rapa 'Santee Sprouting' is a new unique variety of broccoli with burgundy red florets that are great for bunching or selling for a stir fry mix. Planted in August, 'Santee' will produce an abundance of small spears from the end of February to early summer. A unique color and mild flavor will make this a favorite with your market buyers. Winter hardy down to 18�F. Planting depth: .25-.5 inches. Days to germination: 3-10 days. 72-115 days to maturity.

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