Broccoli Marathon

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Broccoli Marathon

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Broccoli 'Marathon' Calabrese is a medium sized crop with large, well-arched, bluish-green finely budded heads. Well adapted to most soil types. Good disease resistance. An easy and satisfying option for those starting an allotment plot or who would like to grow their own vegetables in the comfort of their home.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour N/A
Foliage Colour Green
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
Delivery Delivery within 28 days

Key Product Information

Delivery within 28 days

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

N/A

Foliage Colour

Green

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun

Plant Size

Mature Height 90cm
Mature Spread 60cm
Plant Spacing 60cm
Annual Growth 90cm
Plant Spacing

60cm

Annual Growth

90cm

Mature Height

90cm

Mature Spread

60cm

Soil Type Fertile, well drained soil
Soil Type

Fertile, well drained soil

Calabrese is a delicate crop and needs plenty of care to grow efficiently. Before planting, cover the area with fresh manure to improve fertility. Distance each plug at 22cm apart and cover with something to protect it from birds or insects. Water well after planting.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour N/A
    Foliage Colour Green
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    Delivery Delivery within 28 days

    Key Product Information

    Delivery within 28 days

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    N/A

    Foliage Colour

    Green

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 90cm
    Mature Spread 60cm
    Plant Spacing 60cm
    Annual Growth 90cm
    Annual Growth

    90cm

    Mature Height

    90cm

    Mature Spread

    60cm

    Plant Spacing

    60cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained soil

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Calabrese is a delicate crop and needs plenty of care to grow efficiently. Before planting, cover the area with fresh manure to improve fertility. Distance each plug at 22cm apart and cover with something to protect it from birds or insects. Water well after planting.
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