Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Garden Seed
Broccoli – Waltham 29
Great tasting short, non-uniform in maturity resulting in a longer harvest. Sturdy plants produce medium-large center head. This variety is cold-resistant making it a good choice for fall planting. Will produce small side-shoots after center head is harvested.
Maturity in approx. 70 - 90 days.
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Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Sowing Method: Direct seed
When to Sow: Direct sow in late summer for fall crop.
Planting Depth: 1/4” – 1/2”
Plant Spacing: 24” between plants
Row Spacing: 18” – 24”
Germinates in: 6-10 days
Germination Temp: 50° - 70°
Matures in: 70 – 90 days
Mature Height: 24” tall
Companion Plants: Celery, potatoes and onions help improve flavor when planted closely. Aromatic herbs such as rosemary, sage and mint help repel insects.
When to Harvest
Harvest when main head is formed, but before yellow flower develops. Head should be solid and tight. Make cut at least five inches below head on stem. Cut with sharp knife in one cut to avoid stem damage.