Johnny's Broccoli Planting Program

Johnny's BROCCOLI
Planting Program

Broccoli Succession Planting & Season Extension

Johnny's Broccoli Planting Program is designed to take the guesswork out of succession planting, allowing you to easily extend your harvest across the growing seasons.

Choose which broccoli varieties to grow by evaluating the sowing and harvesting slots indicated in the charts below.

HYBRID VARIETIES
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Extra early 49 Average Average
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
2nd earliest for spring sowings 56 Good Average
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Superior heat tolerance 57 Very good Average
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Strong root system for below-average fertility 58 Good Average
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Most widely adapted 60 Good Average
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Organic hybrid for spring & summer plantings 66 Average Good
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Best in Northeast & Northwest 68 Average Good
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Best cold tolerance for fall & winter production 63 Poor Excellent
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Best for over-winter production 68 Poor Good
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Best heat tolerance 71 Excellent Average


OPEN-POLLINATED VARIETY
Sowing & Harvesting Period
Cool/
Spring
Warm/
Summer
Cool/
Fall
Cold/
Winter
SOWING
HARVESTING
Features
Note Days to Maturity Heat Tolerance Cold Tolerance
Favorite multi-cut Italian variety 48 Average Average
Diversify Your Broccoli Offerings
Mini Broccoli Options from Johnny's Selected Seeds