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Lieutenant Broccoli

Brassica oleracea

Growing Zones 7-11
  • Height: 18-26″
  • Width: 110-18″
  • Spacing:  12-18″
  • Days to Maturation:  80 Days
  • Location: Full Sun
  • Water:  Average

 

 

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Description

Well adapted to warm weather, these plants form smooth, dark green heads on medium-sized stems with few side shoots. Heads offer classic flavor and all the vitamins and protein broccoli is known for. Water plants consistently for best yields, especially as temperatures climb. If you like Packman, you’ll like Lieutenant Broccoli.   80 days.80 Days from setting out to Maturity. If you like Packman, you’ll like Lieutenant Broccoli. Heads offer classic flavor and all the vitamins and protein broccoli is known for. Water plants consistently for best yields, especially as temperatures climb. Adaptes well to warm weather, these plants form smooth, dark green heads on medium-sized stems with few side shoots. Light: Full sun Head size: 6 to 8 inches. 18 inches apart Plant size: 18 to 26 inches tall. Well adapted to warm weather, these plants form smooth, dark green heads on medium-sized stems with few side shoots. Heads offer classic flavor and all the vitamins. Lieutenant is an early maturing variety for spring seeding that rivals main season broccoli in quality. It holds somewhat better than others in its class and is less likely to have problems. It may work in fall, but not if it needs to be growing during really hot weather.   Erect plants with minimal side shoots, medium size main stems with reduced hollow stern. Smooth crowns have minimal bract leaves during hot weather. Dark green crowns with medium sized beads and minimal cat eye.