Broccoli is a nutritious vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family. It has a distinctive green color and a complex flavor that is slightly bitter and nutty. Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, fiber, and other nutrients. It is commonly eaten cooked or raw and is a versatile ingredient in many dishes, such as stir-fries, soups, and salads. Broccoli is a cool-season crop that is typically grown in the spring and fall. It prefers well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight. When harvesting broccoli, it’s best to cut the central head when it’s firm and tight and before the yellow flowers appear. The side shoots that develop after the central head is harvested can also be harvested and used in cooking. Broccoli is easy to grow and a popular choice for home gardeners who want to add a nutritious vegetable to their diet.
All you need to know to grow successfully!
Square Foot Spacing:
The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!
Ideal Temperature (C):
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