Broccoli, Romanesco Italia (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)
Old italian heirloom variety that produces excellent yields of beautifully unique green broccoli heads.
- This is a unique Italian variety with better taste and texture than other broccoli.
- It has beautiful apple green spiraling buds and is especially well adapted to the north.
- A heirloom variety from Italy.
Day to Maturity | 75 days
Broccoli Seeds | Start seed indoors 6 weeks before the last killing frost, for early spring crop. Plan in rows 2 1/2 feet apart, with 18 inches to 2 feet between the plants.
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Broccoli is high in vitamin C, as well as dietary fiber; it also contains multiple nutrients with potent anti-cancer properties, such as diindolylmethane and small amounts of selenium. A single serving provides more than 30 mg of Vitamin C and a half-cup provides 52 mg of Vitamin C.