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Growing Broccoli

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Sow Outdoors
Plant
Harvest
Distance between Plants – 3in Distance between Rows – 6in Germination within 10 days
Check out my personal growing notes at the bottom of this page, if I’m growing it this year.


HOW TO SOW


Sow directly where they are to grow, 1in deep.

VARIETIES


HOW TO TRANSPLANT



HOW TO PLANT


They like the ground to be as firm as possible. The plants will grow quite tall and will need a firm base to anchor their roots.

CROP ROTATION:


COMPANION PLANTING:

prefer to be planted with
dislike being planted with

HOW TO CARE FOR

Keep pigeons at bay by covering with netting.


PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS EFFECTING


HOW TO HARVEST

The variety will depend when you will harvest as there are varieties ranging from early to late season.


SAVING SEED OF


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HOW TO STORE


USING IN THE KITCHEN


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SEAN’S PERSONAL GROWING NOTES FOR

Variety Date Sown Transplanted Planting Out First Harvest Last Harvest
Extra Early Rudolph

About Sean James Cameron

Based in London, Sean has been gardening since being a teenager. Although vegetables and fruit is the main passion, there is also room for flowers.