Broccoli+solstice
Days To Maturity : 45-84
Germination Days : 5-17
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : O
Seeds Per Packet : 100
Spacing : 15
When To Plant : Spring
When To Plant : Late summer
144 PKTs Available
Solstice Broccoli, Or... VBR-2585

PKT

100
Seeds

Ready very early

and produces for a long time.

Heads are on long stems above the foliage-easy to see and harvest and safer from slugs and snails.

Small organic farmer Jonathan Spero of Lupine Knoll Farm and O.S.U. developed this excellent new open-pollinated broccoli.

BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea var. italica

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Start seeds in pot or flats 1-2" apart. Transplant seedlings 15" apart into well-prepared soil, after digging in compost and lime, if needed. Sown in flats late March, should mature by the end of June. Produces many smaller sprouts rather than one huge-head-cut the center head before individual buds get loose and open; this will be followed by a crop of side-shoots. Withstands rainy weather; may be started in late summer for a fall crop; winter hardy in zones 8-10.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C /Matures 8-9+/Harvest 4-12 /Yield heads 26-53, leaves 52-106/ Spacing 15"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold and easy to grow

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Summer Broccoli
on 08/17/13 by Ray

I grew Solstice broccoli this summer and it tolerated 105 degree days very well. Started it inside and transplanted out in June - slow to head, but very heat tolerant it seems. Some aphids which I treated with soap. Just started harvesting in August, well see how it does into the Fall.