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Broccoli Marathon

Code: M6160

The most popular commercial broccoli - genius!

Broccoli 'Marathon' is a popular variety and has excellent weather and disease tolerance. An extremely adaptable variety that is not only fast maturing but can be grown practically all year round.
Where to buy

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Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting, or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 3cm apart, in rows 50cm apart and to a depth 5mm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply vegetable fertilizer two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; check our website for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints & Tips: Harvest before florets starts to open and turn yellow. Cut just below the point where the stems begin to separate.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 40
Botanical Name Brassica oleracea var. italica
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Mar, Oct, Nov
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Mar, Apr, Sept Oct, Nov
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Depth 5mm
Seed Spacing 3cm
Harvest/Maturity 16-18 weeks


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