Broccoli

Family: CRUCIFERAE

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea L. convar. Botrylis (L) Alef var. cymosa Duch.

Common Name:
SPANISH: Broculi ENGLISH: Broccoli FRENCH: Broccoli a jets DUTCH: Broccoli PORTUGUESE: Cauve broculo GERMAN: Brokkoli ITALIAN: Cavalo broccoli

General characteristics:
Annual herbaceous plant with short, erect stem, culminating in inflorescence, with lateral leaves and flowers. Elongated, wavy leaves, some of them lobed at the base of the petiole, with a dark green blade and white fleshy central nerve. At the ends of the main and lateral stems, a mass of hypertrophied, greyish-green or slightly purple flower buds develops. This is the usable part of the plant.


Indicative data:

  • Number of Seeds per Gram: 250-300
  • Useful Plants per 10 gr. of Seed: 1200-1500
  • Sowing spacing between rows: 60-80 cm
  • Sowing spacing between plants: 30-60 cm
  • Seeds per Stroke: 1-3,4-5 gr./m2
  • Planting Depth: 0.5-1 cm
  • Germination Power: 4 years
  • Growing Cycle: 4-5 months
  • Kilograms per Seed per Hectare: 0.5-1, 0.25-0.3

VARIETYTYPEPLANT VIGORWEIGTH gMADURITY DAYSREMARKS
BR-5338SpringHigh600-700100Medium size beads
BR-5106WinterMedium750-900130Healthy plant

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