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Wyeboy

By Wyeboy

Herefordshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have forgotten the name of this type of Brocolli, it has a quite distinctive flavour too.



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Romanesco broccoli. Think this is what it is called. Happy Christmas to you.

23 Dec, 2007

 

Yep! In full agreement with Orchid. Delicious too!!

23 Dec, 2007

 

Yes, I buy this very often as a romanesco cauliflower from supermarkets as well as local farm shops. have just acquired seed to grow for myself. The kids eat it readily because of its lovely shape!

24 Dec, 2007

 

Cauliflower Lazio
Spectacular shape!
A delicious-flavoured late autumn-early winter variety producing spectacularly shaped, pyramidal heads in a beautiful shade of green. Italian romanesco type. Recommended for deep freezing. Maturing time from sowing approximately 20-26 weeks.

CULTURE: For early crops sow seed under glass, at 10-15°C (50-60°F) February-March. Harden off plants before planting outdoors. For maincrop sow direct outdoors, 1.8cm (¾") deep, in a prepared seed-bed March-May.
HINTS: Summer types - bend leaf over developing head to protect from sun. Winter types - bend over leaf to protect from frost. HEALTH BENEFITS: Ideal for slimmers, low in calories. Good vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron.

Source; http://www.dobies.co.uk/pd_434140_Cauliflower_Lazio_F1_Seeds.htm

27 Dec, 2007

 

I'll follow these instructions when sowing my seeds, many thanx for that.

30 Dec, 2007

 

how do you tell when broccoli is ready

9 Jul, 2008

How do I say thanks?

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