Broccoli and Broccolini
Known as Broccolini in the produce section of your grocery store and on restaurant menus, resembles a broccoli raab with an asparagus stem, with a mild taste. Easy-to-grow. After first maturity of the central shoots, plants will set 3 to 5 shoots shortly thereafter and continue for about 4 weeks in mild weather
Brazilian Sprouting Priacicaba
A non-heading broccoli, this plant is large, productive, heat and cold tolerant. Harvest the flower shoots stem and all, and it will continue to produce more. Named for Piracicaba, Brazil, where it was developed, this broccoli has a mild and sweet flavor and is quite tender, even raw. Start seeds anytime and enjoy a long, bountiful, delicious harvest.
Mini Broccoli, Burgundy
This stunning sprouting broccoli has beautiful purple buds and purple-green stems. Easy to harvest because of concentrated side-shoot production and tall, strong plants. Slender stems with few leaves make for easy bunching. Pinching recommended.
Central Head Variety
Traditional variety with familiar heavy heads of broccoli best to grow later in the season. Transplant this one in October! Intermediate resistance to downy mildew and highly tolerant to cold. If it freezes this winter, this broccoli will taste sweeter. After harvesting the central head, gardeners can continually harvest smaller side shoots for salad, stir fry, smoothie and side dishes.
Previously grown at VISTA
Seed packets available from House of the Rising Seed
Seedlings pre-order available from House of the Rising Seed