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Scheutjesbroccoli Santee F1 – Brassica oleracea

Purple sprouting broccoli ‘Santee F1’

Brassica oleracea

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Features

‘Santee F1’ is a compact purple sprouting broccoli that is sometimes known as asparagus broccoli. As the name suggests, this variety does not have a tight head but produces individual, super tender spears that taste delicious raw or lightly cooked. Apart from its striking colour, flavour and ease of use, this variety is also high in antioxidants.

Because ‘Santee F1’ develops individual spears that protrude above the foliage, it is easy to harvest several times. This variety is moderately frost hardy.

Growing outdoors
Pre-sow: February-March
Transplant: April-July

Spacing: 45x60 cm
Harvest: late July-November
Soil: rich, moisture-retentive and slightly alkaline
Resistance (HR): Foc
Resistance (IR): Xcc

Quick facts
Seeds per gram    :   230
Plant spacing    :   75x50 cm
Position    :   sun-half shade
Plant height    :   40-60 cm
Seed coating    :  

These seeds are provided with an organically certified coating which makes sowing easier.