GB CULTURAL INFO: C, W/Matures 8-9+/Harvest 4-12/Yield heads 26-53, leaves 52-106/Spacing 15"
DAYS TO MAT: 75-100 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 110
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 4-7
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring, Fall
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Sow late July to early August and provide some shelter from very hot sun. Large plant produces heads the spring, before spring-sown plants are big enough to harvest. Withstands nighttime lows to 15 degrees, but if ground freezes in your area or freezing temps go all day - you will need a cold frame or row cover and mulch.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea var. italica
DESCRIPTION: A unique type. Large compact cauliflower-type plant bears beautiful spiraling apple-green heads up to 6". Extremely soft texture and magnificent nutty flavor. Snap off individual spears. Does well in North. Must have plenty of compost and moisture to perform well.