Romanesco

Romanesco

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A true work of art, this “cauliflower” has whorled heads and a delightfully crisp texture and nutty flavour.

Quantity
In Stock

Description

[75-100 days from transplant] If you love fractals and fantastic shapes in a great tasting veggie, You’re going to love Romanesco cauliflower. Also known as Romanesco broccoli, Calabrese romanesco, Broccoflower, this stunning beauty has apple-green whorled heads that taste have a nutty flavour somewhere between cauliflower and broccoli, with no cauliflower bitterness. It’s been widely loved in Italy since the 16th century, and is best served raw or slightly cooked.

Bred for cool climates, the Romanesco cauliflower does well in our northern climes.

Has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit

Sun
Partial
Germination
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots / Trays
Days to Maturity
100 Days
Greenhouse / Polytunnel
Optional for Overwinter Crop
Seed Count
200
Recommended Soil pH
5.6-6.6

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