Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Heirloom

Heirloom

HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.

Organic Seeds, Plants, & Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, & Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested
from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or
pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

De Cicco (OG)
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De Cicco (OG)

148

Product ID: 148

Favorite multi-cut Italian variety.

A traditional Italian heirloom variety producing small, 3-4", main heads projected well above the foliage followed by a large yield of side-shoot spears. Nonuniform in maturity, resulting in a long harvest period. Harvest main head when 3" in diameter or less to encourage heavier side-shoot production. For spring or fall production. Unsized seed. Organically grown. Avg. 116,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   48

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

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Growing Information

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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