{"id":9945986568,"title":"Broccoli Seeds - Di Cicco (organic)","handle":"broccoli-sprouting-di-cicco-organic","description":"\u003cp\u003e48 to 70 days. Annual. Organic Heirloom seeds. Di Cicco is an Italian heirloom broccoli dating back from 1890. Very vigorous plants produce heavy crops of 3 to 4 inch wide, blue- green, central heads. Great side- shoot production. Can also be used as a sprouting broccoli. The Di Cicco variety of broccoli was introduced in 1890 in Italy, and is still a popular garden crop to grow. Broccoli is hardy and can be grown in zones three through ten, and can withstand frost. These organic seeds will grow and produce modestly sized heads with a large yield of side shoots. The tops of the Di Cicco broccoli heads have a soft green a purple color, and can be eaten in different ways, such as in a salad, or part of a stir fry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/organic-broccoli-sprouting-seeds?variant=38623894344\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/mini-seed.png?15880154197533826775\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eSprouting\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Di Cicco Organic Broccoli Garden Vegetable Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e brassica oleracea var italica\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 55 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Ph level 6 to 6.8\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to cabbage worms and aphids.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003eGreen with light purple tops on florets.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mild with a crisp texture.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf starting your Di Cicco broccoli crops indoors, you can transplant the seedlings outdoors when they are three inches tall. 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Annual. Organic Heirloom seeds. Di Cicco is an Italian heirloom broccoli dating back from 1890. Very vigorous plants produce heavy crops of 3 to 4 inch wide, blue- green, central heads. Great side- shoot production. Can also be used as a sprouting broccoli. The Di Cicco variety of broccoli was introduced in 1890 in Italy, and is still a popular garden crop to grow. Broccoli is hardy and can be grown in zones three through ten, and can withstand frost. These organic seeds will grow and produce modestly sized heads with a large yield of side shoots. The tops of the Di Cicco broccoli heads have a soft green a purple color, and can be eaten in different ways, such as in a salad, or part of a stir fry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/organic-broccoli-sprouting-seeds?variant=38623894344\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/mini-seed.png?15880154197533826775\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eSprouting\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Di Cicco Organic Broccoli Garden Vegetable Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e brassica oleracea var italica\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 55 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18-24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Ph level 6 to 6.8\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to cabbage worms and aphids.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003eGreen with light purple tops on florets.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mild with a crisp texture.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf starting your Di Cicco broccoli crops indoors, you can transplant the seedlings outdoors when they are three inches tall. This is recommended for growing in cooler climates. If you want to start growing the broccoli directly outside, sow the seeds one fourth of an inch deep, eighteen inches apart, with eighteen to twenty four inches between the rows. Although broccoli can withstand frost, it also needs full sun to thrive. During the first two weeks, the organic broccoli seeds will be germinating, and will need consistently moist soil. While growing, the broccoli will need one to two inches of water each week. It is recommended to water at ground level. Between 48 to 70 days, the broccoli will be mature and ready to harvest; by this time, the heads of the main shoot will have a diameter of three inches. By cutting off the main head at this time, more side shoots\/florets will be encouraged to grow.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Broccoli Seeds - Di Cicco (organic)

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48 to 70 days. Annual. Organic Heirloom seeds. Di Cicco is an Italian heirloom broccoli dating back from 1890. Very vigorous plants produce heavy crops of 3 to 4 inch wide, blue- green, central heads. Great side- shoot production. Can also be used as a sprouting broccoli. The Di Cicco variety of broccoli was introduced in 1890 in Italy, and is still a popular garden crop to grow. Broccoli is hardy and can be grown in zones three through ten, and can withstand frost. These organic seeds will grow and produce modestly sized heads with a large yield of side shoots. The tops of the Di Cicco broccoli heads have a soft green a purple color, and can be eaten in different ways, such as in a salad, or part of a stir fry.

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Growing Di Cicco Organic Broccoli Garden Vegetable Seeds

  • Latin Name: brassica oleracea var italica
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-10
  • Planting Depth: 1/4"
  • Plant Spacing: 18"
  • Row Spacing: 18-24"
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Ph level 6 to 6.8
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Susceptible to cabbage worms and aphids.
  • Color:Green with light purple tops on florets.
  • Flavor: Mild with a crisp texture.

If starting your Di Cicco broccoli crops indoors, you can transplant the seedlings outdoors when they are three inches tall. This is recommended for growing in cooler climates. If you want to start growing the broccoli directly outside, sow the seeds one fourth of an inch deep, eighteen inches apart, with eighteen to twenty four inches between the rows. Although broccoli can withstand frost, it also needs full sun to thrive. During the first two weeks, the organic broccoli seeds will be germinating, and will need consistently moist soil. While growing, the broccoli will need one to two inches of water each week. It is recommended to water at ground level. Between 48 to 70 days, the broccoli will be mature and ready to harvest; by this time, the heads of the main shoot will have a diameter of three inches. By cutting off the main head at this time, more side shoots/florets will be encouraged to grow.