A hybrid of broccoli and Chinese kale. Produces green broccoli spears on edible stems, which taste similar to asparagus. High in Vitamins A & C, plus many other minerals.
During production it is important to pinch out the first head at an early stage as this encourages the side shoots to develop. Transplant March - June, crops from June - October.
Sowing Time: Sow seeds between April to July
Germination: Germinates at 7 - 30°C.
Sowing Instructions: Sow seeds mid February into trays under glass, or outdoors from April in a well prepared seed bed in drills 1cm (1/2") deep spaced 30cm (12") apart. Cover seeds with a fine soil and keep moist during germination.
Growing Instructions: When the seedlings are 2 inches tall thin or transplant to their final site 45cm apart
After Care: Keep moist and weed free.
Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.