Little Veggie Patch Co BROCCOLI ROMANESCO HEIRLOOM SEEDS
What makes these Romanesco Broccoli seeds special
- They are an old variety and home grower’s favourite with white/ivory heads that grow to a good size.
- It is from the Brassica family, and similar in taste and texture to broccoli and cauliflower.
- It has a light green head and rough pointed texture in a striking spiraling pattern.
- Abundant in vitamins and minerals this is a nutrient packed beauty.
When to plant the Romanesco Broccoli in Australia
Zone 1: February - April
Zone 2: March - April
Zone 3: March - April
Zone 4: March - April
Soil Prepare soil with a green manure, and incorporate fresh manure and compost into the mix to improve its water-holding ability. Allow the soil to settle down for a couple of weeks before planting.
Soil pH Level 6.5 - 7.5
Position Full sun, in a well-drained soil. Avoid planting where brassica crops have been grown in the last couple of seasons.
How to Plant
You can sow these directly, or preferable to sow in punnets and then transplant. Allow for around 30-40 cm between seedlings.
Spacing 60–80 cm
Depth 0.5 - 1cm
Companion Plants Onion, Dill, Chamomile
Approximate no. of seeds 90-100
Note: They source all of their seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
Please note seeds are not available for shipping to WA