Broccolini growing leaf plant of the genus Brassica, Broccolini annual plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10 in autumn planting.
Leaves also edible the color is dark green, leaves grow in radial growth.
Bud are edible grow on inflorescence color green, flowers grow on inflorescence size is small 1-2 mm and the color yellow
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Requirements for Broccolini growing and care:
Rich soil, cold weather
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
to know when to pick the flowers, premature bloom
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate
Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera), slugs, aphids
How to prune:
dead or infected leaves
Size of the plant?
30-50 cm, 12-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Uses of Broccoli plant buds:
Cooked, eaten raw, salads
Leaves harvesting season
In cold area spring-summer in frost free autumn-winter
How to harvest the leaves?
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
Information about leaves:
depend on the species 10-30 cm, the color: green
Uses of Broccolini leaves:
Quiche, cooked, stir fry, salad
Brassica oleracea G. Italica x Alboglabra