Broccoli Seeds - Purple Sprouting

Broccoli Seeds - Purple Sprouting

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $31.49 ($7.87/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • Sweet tasting and turn green when cooked
  • Heirloom, more shoots and bigger harvests
  • When cooked broccoli turns green, simple to grow, earthy sweet taste, very cold tolerant
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size Central head 3-5 inches in diameter
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 24 to 30 inches

Flavor Profile Similar to Asparagus but Sweeter and Nuttier; Mild and Delicate
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Shaded Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens, Overwintering

About Broccoli Seeds - Purple Sprouting

Brassica oleracea

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed

Grow Heirloom Broccoli - Purple Sprouting Broccoli Seeds:

Not a product of some scientist's musings, Purple Sprouting Broccoli is actually an English heirloom variety bred for overwintering. Tall and prolific, Purple Sprouting Broccoli grows slowly through the winter and sprouts in the spring. A wonderfully interesting addition to your garden that is just as flavorful.

Planting Information

Planting Broccoli Seeds - Purple Sprouting

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height 24 to 30 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 70 to 200 days
View our Broccoli Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 247
1 Ounce 7,000
1/4 Pound 28,000