Broccoli (Brassica oleracea 'Gypsy') in the Brassicas Database

Heredity: Hybrid
Days to harvest: 57

General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Stem
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects


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Posted by lauribob (N Central Wash. - the dry side - Zone 5b) on Sep 8, 2016 4:56 PM

I've never had much luck growing broccoli here - the summer gets hot too fast. This variety has performed really well for me. We were still harvesting tasty broccoli in early August! The slowest to bolt for me ever, and delicious flavor. The earwigs got into the cauliflower this year to the point that we tossed it all on the compost heap, but they stayed away from the broccoli.
Days to maturity 65-70 days.

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 1:23 PM

A medium-early, medium-green domed broccoli from Sakata. Due to plant vigor, it is recommended to "organic" growers. A Japanese hybrid. It performs reasonably well here. It is earlier than advertised. Central heads are small (6 inches) with medium bead. Plant is large, and sets multiple sideshoots. An ok cultivar, but there are several I like much more. It is the ugly duckling of broccoli plants.

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