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Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.

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BelstarOrganic (F1) Broccoli Seed

2815G

Product ID: 2815G

Organic hybrid for spring and summer plantings.

Belstar has proven to be widely adapted, and has performed particularly well in Florida in the winter. Heads are medium green and domed with a medium-sized bead. Strong, stress tolerant plants with good side shoot production. For summer and fall harvest. Organically grown. Avg. 85,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2815GPacket  $4.10 
2815G1,000 Seeds  $26.25 
2815G5,000 Seeds  $119.45 
2815G25,000 Seeds  $525.00 
2815G100,000 Seeds  $1,850.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   66

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Broccoli



CULTURE: See "Cabbage", Broccoli prefers a well-drained, fertile soil high in organic matter, a pH of 6.0-7.5 with a consistent supply of moisture throughout the growing season. Irrigate regularly for best results. While more heat-tolerant varieties are now on the market, Broccoli does not generally do well in hot weather. The best success is with spring and fall crops.
PLANTING, DISEASES, INSECT PESTS, AND NOTES:
See "Cabbage".
TYPICAL PLANT POPULATION:
43,560 plants/acre (1 sq. ft./plant) spaced 8" apart in rows 18" apart.
HARVEST:
Before flower buds open, cut center head. Hydrocool or ice as soon as possible. Harvest secondary side shoots regularly to encourage continued production.
STORAGE:
Store at 32°F (0°C), 95-98% relative humidity, with good air circulation for 10-14 days.
DAYS TO MATURITY:
From date of transplanting; add about 20 days if direct seeding.
AVG. PRECISION SEEDING RATE:
583'/1,000 seeds, 50,000 seeds (avg. 8.3 oz.)/acre spaced 7" apart in rows 18" apart.
TRANSPLANTS:
Avg. 850 plants/1,000 seeds.
SIZED SEEDS:
Standard except where noted.
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/LB.: 70,000-150,000 (Avg. 96,000).
PACKET:
100 seeds sows 50'.


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