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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: ???

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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