Brassica oleracea var. italica
Italian Green Sprouting Broccoli produces a lot of good-size side shoots once the initial head is harvested. Pick as you need.
Italian sprouting broccoli is very easy to grow with plants growing erect and leafy - up to 75-90cm (30 to 36in) in height.
This is an excellent autumn crop for cold climates that can be used either fresh or frozen. High vitamin C and protein.
It's an old favourite since 1920's that withstands late autumn cold.
Broccoli - Italian Green Sprouting
Likes soil rich and well watered. Sow anytime to ensure harvest during cooler months, doesn't do best in hot weather. Frost hardy.
175-300 seeds per gram