Broccoli 'Stromboli' Overview
Brassica oleracea 'F1 Stromboli' is commonly known as Broccoli 'Stromboli' produces long dark green florets ideal for stir fries or roast dinners. It is well known as being a healthy addition to the dinner table, being rich in nutritional value. It is a source of vitamin A, B and C, iron, fibre, calcium and zinc among others. Sow between September and October (Northern Hemisphere) to overwinter for late winter and early spring harvests, or sow from February for harvests in early summer. Sowing successionally for extended harvests. Its one of the easiest crops to grow yourself! From the Latin "brachium" and Italian "Brocco", the name Broccoli means "arm" or "branch" and is a plant in the cabbage family and very well adapted to growing in cool climates.