Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. italica (hybrid)
Days to Maturity: 68 – 75 Days
Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
Plant Dimensions: Plants are approximately 36" tall and 24" wide
Variety Information: 'Burgundy' is a sprouting broccoli, grown for its tender side shoots.
Attributes: Cold Tolerant, Disease Resistant
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°–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: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 7 – 14 Days
Seed Depth: ⅛"
Seed Spacing: A group of 2 seeds every 24"
Row Spacing: 24" – 36"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"
Harvesting: Harvest when the florets on the main head or shoots are enlarged but are still closed.