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

Year Introduced: 1982
Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: China
Hybridizer or Originator: Known-You Seed
Days to harvest: 65

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 12-16 Inches
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Start indoors
Pollinators: Self


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

A 1982 hybrid. An early (55 day) cultivar with large central heads and numerous side shoots. Good home garden cultivar. A week later than Blue Wind and concurrent with Gypsy. Much prettier head than either.

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