Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Belstar'
Broccoli - F1 Hybrid 'Belstar'
Brassica oleracea Broccoli 'Belstar' produces well-domed, small beaded heads with an excellent flavour, and a healthy green colour. The firm heads of this RHS Award of Garden Merit variety remain in good condition for a long time, producing plenty of side shoots once the central head is cut. This tasty variety can be planted in succession for an on-going harvest from late summer to autumn. Height: 45cm (18in). Spread: 40cm (16in).
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)|
|Common name||Broccoli - F1 Hybrid 'Belstar'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds April to June. Sow seeds thinly in a well prepared seedbed, 1cm (½in) deep, successionally. Plant out when large enough to handle allowing 38cm (15in) apart each way.Prefers moist, rich, well drained soil. Harvest June to October.|