PlantsBrassicas→Broccoli (Brassica oleracea 'Green Comet')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1969 - http://all-americaselections.org/winners/details.cfm?WinID=569

Green Comet broccoli head

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 12:54 PM

A 1968 hybrid from Takii. A good producer that has been overtaken by newer intoductions like Southern Comet. It was my favorite in the 70's.

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