Broccoli Brassica oleracea italica 29

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Botanical Name:

Brassica oleracea italica 29

Family:

Brassicaceae

Genus:

Brassica

Species:

oleracea

Subspecies:

italica

Variety:

29

Common Name:

Broccoli

Seeds Per Pound:
151,333
Quantity:
0.81 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
89
Germination:
90%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
20 inches
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2019
In Stock: 0.81 lb
Prices
  • Brassica oleracea var italica Waltham 29

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: seed may start to germinate in cold strat., sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Vates Collards have dark green very tasty leaves with a mild cabbage like flavor.
* They are very late to bolt and can be grown year round in mild climates.
* They are quite frost tolerant and become even more flavorful after some frosty nights.
* Try them as a fall crop by sowing seed in late summer.

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Physical Characteristics : BIENNIAL/PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft). It is hardy to zone 7 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from May to August, and the seeds ripen from Jul to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees.The plant is self-fertile. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil.The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.
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Brassica oleracea , or Wild Cabbage , is a species of Brassica native to coastal southern and western Europe , where its tolerance of salt and lime and its intolerance of competition from other plants typically restrict its natural occurrence to limestone sea cliffs , like the chalk cliffs on both sides of the English Channel .