Claret F1 Hybrid broccoli seeds 90 seeds per packet
Broccoli 'Claret' F1 Hybrid seeds make a superb variety of broccoli plant which provides a very good crop from mid April onwards. The spears are extra large and succulent and can be harvested for up to 4 weeks.
Growing Broccoli from seed is Simple - Sow the seed thinly in drills and cover them over with soil, lightly firming with the head of the rake. Mark the row, labeling one end with the variety and sowing date. Keep the seed bed moist.
Seedlings are ready to plant out when they are about 4in/10cm to 6in/15cm tall. Water the planting hole before firmly transplanting to their permanent position, 1in/2-5cm deeper than in the seedbed and 18in/45cm apart.
Sow Outdoors: Late May-June thinly Â½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed or clean module trays of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Thin Out: 4in (10cm) apart.
Plant Out: July-August into the required harvest position 18in (45cm) apart with 24in (60cm) between each row.
Harvest: March-April & onwards
Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting.