Vegetables Broccoli Leaf Broccoli Spigariello Liscia

Spigariello Liscia

Broccoli Seed

Product ID: 2755

Leaf variety for specialty markets.

This variety is technically a leaf broccoli but it is grown like broccoli raab. Harvest individual leaves for continual harvest or whole plants for bunching. Sweet broccoli/kale flavor. Popular in southern Italy. Avg. 7,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$7.60
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1/4 Pound

$14.20
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1 Pound

$46.25
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5 Pounds

$208.60
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25 Pounds

$884.50
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Additional Information

  • This product does not ship to Canada.
The flowers of broccoli raab are edible. Harvest when the yellow or white flowers open. Add them to any hot pasta or poached fish dish, salads, or flower confetti.
CULTURE: Hardy to light frost. Prefers soil with a pH of 6.0–7.5.
Direct seed: For baby leaf sow 60 seeds per foot in a 2-4" wide band. For full size production sow 1–2" apart, ¼–½" deep, in rows 18" apart. Thin to 4–6" apart.

DISEASES AND PESTS:
The best insect pest control on young plants is the use of fabric row covers, which prevents the insects' access to the plants. Control flea beetles with azadirachtin or pyrethrin, cabbage worms with B.t. Prevent disease with crop rotation and good sanitation. See catalog for further information.

HARVEST:
For baby leaf harvest when leaves are 3-4" tall. For full size production keep young leaves picked for a continuous harvest over 4-6 weeks or harvest whole plants for bunching.

SEED SPECS:
Seeds/oz.: Avg. 7,800.
Avg. Direct Seeding Rate: For baby leaf: 1 oz./125', 14.5 lbs/acre @ 60 seeds/ft., rows 18" apart. For full size 1 oz/1250', 1.45lbs/acre @ 6 seeds/ft.
Packet: 250 seeds, sows 4.2' for baby leaf or 42' full size

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Brassica oleracea
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
45 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Salad Mix Component