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PlantFiles: Broccoli
Brassica oleracea 'Green Comet'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea (awl-lur-RAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Comet

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Calalily On Jan 6, 2011, Calalily from Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

This one does well for me. The side shoots after main cut are not as large as other varieties.

Positive Farmerdill On Dec 2, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This was my broccoli of choice before I tried Packman and Super Dome which have replaced it. It is a very good early variety. Dependable and of good quality

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oceanside, California
Redwood City, California
Augusta, Georgia
Houston, Texas
South Padre Island, Texas
Radford, Virginia



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