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Broccoli

Broccoli is a flowering vegetable of the cabbage family. High in vitamin A, C, fiber, and kaempferol, broccoli is a great vegetable that promotes overall bodily health, preventing diseases such as cancer.

Origin:

Italy

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date.

TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors 3-4 weeks before last frost date.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant indoors 17 weeks before first frost date.

TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors 12 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Cool

Planting Depth: ¼’’

Plant Spacing: 15’’-18’’

Days to Germinate: 5-10 days

Days to Harvest: 60-75 days

In Season:

Year-round (January-December)

Pairs Well With:

Bell pepper, cauliflower, chilies, basil, cilantro, dill, and sage

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.4 g   0%

Saturated fat 0 g    0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 33 mg   1%

Potassium 316 mg   9%

Total Carbohydrate 7 g   2%

Dietary fiber 2.6 g   10%

Sugar 1.7 g

Protein 2.8 g   5%

Vitamin A   12%    Vitamin C   148%

Calcium   4%      Iron   3%

Vitamin D   0%      Vitamin B-6   10%

Vitamin B-12   0%      Magnesium   5%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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