Broccoli plant grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Brassica also known as Broccoli, Broccoli plant annual plant, can grow: mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.
Leaves edible the color is dark green, the flowers grow on inflorescence size is small 1-2 mm and the color yellow.
Broccoli plant buds
Bud edible grow on inflorescence color green or purple, flowers small yellow.
Broccoli plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Broccoli plant growing and care:
Rich soil, not too much warm weather
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: To know when to pick the flowers, premature bloom Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate Planting season: Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera), slugs, aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Dead or infected leaves Size of the plant? 20-70 cm, 8-28 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Can be cause by pests or not enough water Pollination is done by: Bees Uses of Broccoli plant buds: Cooked, eaten raw, salads Grow from seeds Sowing requirement: Small black seeds Saving seeds until sowing: Dry dark place Sowing season: Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate 10-20 cm Planting spacing: Depth of Sowing: 1.5 cm Conditions for seeds germinate: Moist Watering requires for Seeds: Average amount of water Germination time: 5-10 days Condition of seedling: Moist, airy soil Do the seeds require burying? No Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: In cold area spring-summer in frost free autumn-winter Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the stem, for salad young leaves for cooked mature leaves, better not to trim the leaves before the bud picked up How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Depend on the species 10-30 cm, the color: green Uses of Broccoli plant leaves: Casserole, cooked, stir fry, salad Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Herbaceous, Leaf plant
Colored leaves, Edible plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 2, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible Bud, Edible leaves
Cooked, Eaten raw, Leafy vegetables, Pickles, Salad