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Success with Brassicas | Advice on Timing, Temperature, Fertility & Watering
Learn why timing and temperature are critical to successful brassica production, with additional tips on brassica fertility and watering. Get key recommendations on how to grow the best heading, mini, and sprouting broccolis, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Kalettes, and cabbages, and follow our Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Brussels Sprouts Planting Programs for optimum quality and yield, from the brassica research, breeding, and trialing team at Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Common Brassica Pests & Diseases | Johnny's Selected Seeds
Most common Brassica pests and diseases can be prevented or controlled with basic measures. Learn the fundamentals of the primary Brassica pathogens from Johnny's Research team. Read More
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Broccoli | Standard Heading Varieties | Planting Program
Johnny's Selected Seeds' Broccoli Planting Program is designed to take the guesswork out of succession planting for standard heading broccoli varieties, allowing you to easily extend your harvest throughout the growing season. Succession-plant broccoli varieties in this recommended sequence for a steady supply of broccoli from earliest spring through late-fall in cooler regions, and into winter-harvest in more temperate growing zones. Read More
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Early-Sprouting Broccoli (aka Summer-Sprouting Broccoli) | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Technical production guide for growing early-sprouting / summer-sprouting broccoli, and broccoli x Asian gai lan (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra) varieties, commonly referred to as mini broccoli, from Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Video: 'Happy Rich' Mini Broccoli
Learn why this mini broccoli, which is sweeter and more tender than regular broccoli, is a mainstay in our Director of Product Selection & Trialing's home garden. Read More
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Mini & Sprouting Broccoli | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing mini and sprouting broccoli from seed, including early-sprouting and late-sprouting broccoli varieties, broccoli raab, and broccoli x gailon. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Mini Broccoli & Sprouting Broccoli Varieties | Comparison Chart | PDF
Refer to our comparison chart to review distinguishing characteristics of mini and sprouting broccoli varieties. Features listed include type, part #, variety, days to maturity / overwintering, relative maturity, vernalization requirement, plant size, heat tolerance, and cold tolerance, along with additional culture notes. Read More
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Late-Sprouting Broccoli (aka Winter-Sprouting or Purple-Sprouting Broccoli) | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Technical growing instructions for late-sprouting (aka purple-sprouting or winter-sprouting) broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica), from the Research & Trialing team at Johnny's Selected Seeds. Read More
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Diversified Broccoli: 4 Unique Types | Recommendations for Success with an Important (but Sensitive) Crop
Diversify your harvest or hedge your bets against unpredictable weather with these 4 uncommon types of broccoli, for fresh-market growers as well as home gardeners, from leaf types to multi-harvest sprouting broccolinis. Read More
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Standard Broccoli | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing standard broccoli from seed: sowing, germination, transplanting, irrigation, succession cropping, pest and disease control, and harvesting. from seed. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Broccoli Raab | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing broccoli raab from seed: direct-sowing or transplanting, spacing, temperature and cultural needs, pest and disease control, and harvesting. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Leaf Broccoli | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing LEAF BROCCOLI from seed. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Mini & Sprouting Broccoli Varieties | Planting Program
Follow Johnny's Mini & Sprouting Broccoli Planting Program to determine transplanting and harvesting times for different varieties of early-sprouting and late-sprouting broccolis, as well as broccoli raabs and choi sums. Succession-plant the varieties listed in the program in this recommended sequence for a steady supply of mini and sprouting broccolis from earliest spring through late-fall in cooler regions, and into winter-harvest in more temperate growing zones. Read More
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