Belstar Broccoli Seeds

Organic

#3181
This packet sows up to 13 feet.
Availability: In Stock
Grow this star in your garden! Selected for its heat tolerance, it's great for spring sowing. The big, 6"-8" blue-green, tightly-packed heads of 'Belstar' are followed by many smaller side-shoots for multiple harvests. It also grows well in the winter in mild climates.
$3.49 25 seeds

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. italica (hybrid)

Days to Maturity: 65–70 Days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Europe

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: About 18" wide, 20" wide

Variety Information: 6"–8" blue-green, domed heads are tightly packed with medium-sized florets and followed by smaller florets. Widely adapted.

When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°â€"85°F. Also in late summer for fall harvest. Mild Climates: Best sown in fall or winter for cool–season harvest.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before our average last frost date. Transplant 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 7 – 14 days

Seed Depth: &?#8539;"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"

Row Spacing: 24"–36"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"

Harvesting: When the main head gets to 6"-8" in diameter and florets are enlarged but are still closed, harvest the head. This will encourage large numbers of side florets.

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