Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. italica
One of our favourites and rapidly gaining in popularity, this delightful vegetable bridges the gap between Summer and Winter vegetables. Ideal for the small garden, it will flourish in any well cultivated soil.
Mr. Fothergill's Packet Seeds Broccoli Italian Sprouting
Sow seeds 6mm deep in seed trays or punnet. Keep moist. Transplant to final position when large enough to handle. Plant firmly 60cm apart and water well. Seeds may also be sown direct in clumps, later thinning to one seedling.