Broccoli de Cicco
GENUS: Brassica SPECIES: oleraceae
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Fielding
Number of Seeds: 100
Description: An outstanding home gardeners variety that travelled the world with Italian immigrants late in the 19thC. It produces medium sized delicious early heads followed by multiple side shoots. Leaves and stems are very edible.
Planting Instructions: Sow in Summer to spring into seed trays and prick out an 2.5 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant into beds at 30 cm diagonal spacing. Protect from slugs and snails when very young.