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Broccoli
... , says one, "tolerant of extremes"); the most promising mainhead Calabrese: a classic sprouting type DeCicco: another classic sprouting type, though with heads reportedly a little larger than Calabrese Thompson: a ... U.S. today--was developed. (Before the Calabrese variety was cultivated, most Romans ate purple sprouting broccoli, a type also still in wide use today.) Apicius, a Roman cookbook author, ...
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justgardeners.com
... Cottage Garden there are white, green and gold cucumbers, and 'Wok Broccs' - a British bred purple sprouting broccoli . There are also Runner Beans suitable for the flower garden - 'Sun Bright' with golden ...
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How to grow broccoli with pictures and advice- page 1
... of the same vegetable. In general terms, Calabrese produces green heads whereas broccoli produces purple or white heads. The most common in the UK is 'calabrese' which annoyingly, is ... months later. Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli A hardy and prolific variety producing purple heads which can be harvested from mid-March. Sow the seeds in late April Late White Sprouting Broccoli Another hardy ...
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February 2006 Newsletter. What to do in the garden.
... is the month for starting off your potatoes. Buy the seed potatoes soon and start sprouting them in February. It's not complicated and the GardenAction pages will guide you through ... in the United States today. Before the Calabrese variety was cultivated, most Romans were eating purple sprouting broccoli that turned green when cooked. Roman Emperor Tiberius, 14 BCE to 37 BCE, had ...
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More Heirloom Vegetables to Grow, cont.
... Oregon Organics Top Broccoli 'Purple Sprouting Broccoli' A hold-over from the days before transportation made fresh vegetables available year-round, 'Purple Sprouting Broccoli' dates ... purple, but turn green when cooked. Hardy to 10F. Bountiful Gardens Mr Fothergills Seeds Ltd. 'White Sprouting Broccoli' Another 19th century variety, 'White Sprouting Broccoli' performs much like 'Purple Sprouting ...
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Growing vegetables on Leeds allotments - Broccoli, Romanesco, Calabrese
... only.) There are three main types Purple Sprouting - the hardiest and easiest to overwinter; cook them and they turn green (sadly!) White Sprouting produces small cauliflower-like spears. Calabrese - ... top Varieties I've tried. Variety About Results Purple Sprouting Late Late Broccoli, ready April. tried 2002, and 2003; lovely vegetable. White Sprouting Late Broccoli, ready March-April Tried 2002; ...
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Growing vegetables on Leeds allotments - Diary, March 2004
... early this year, so the two best plants of white sprouting broccoli have been cut off, and trampled into the soil ... ? Never mind! We still had a good picking of purple and white broccoli to go with the home-made fishcakes. ... Sprouting Broccoli with our dinner - gorgeous explosion of green flavour, with just the right element of crunch and soft; very special, and, I think, nicer than the purple sprouting ...
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vegetable gardening in spring
... Sprouting type- this is perhaps the oldest, and least known form of broccoli. This type forms lots of small heads from sideshoots all over a rather bushy plant. There are purple sprouting varieties, and white. The white varieties look like multiple very small cauliflowers. Spring is the time people in cooler areas should sow sprouting broccoli. It is grown ...
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vegetable gardening in summer
... Sprouting type- this is perhaps the oldest, and least known form of broccoli. This type forms lots of small heads from sideshoots all over a rather bushy plant. There are purple sprouting varieties, and white. The white varieties look like multiple very small cauliflowers.. Sprouting broccoli is sown in summer for winter/spring ...
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Royal Horticultural Society - Plants: Award Plants 2003
... availability 'Merton Foremost' subject to availability 'Mrs McKenzie' subject to availability VEGETABLES BROCCOLI, PURPLE SPROUTING AGM(H4) 2003 Broccoli, sprouting purple report 'Bordeaux' 'Red Arrow' reconfirmed AGM 'Red Spear' reconfirmed AGM 'Red Admiral' subject ...
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