Broccoli
Brassica oleracea 'Green Comet'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

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

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