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The happy rich broccoli is a goa people! Healthy plants, lots of shoots and I have successfully raised summer broccoli :). Not as sweet as winter broccoli but still worth the effort. Grown under nets of course and in wicking beds

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Comment by Susan on February 22, 2019 at 19:14

Hi Valerie, 

It is a cross between a chinese broccoli (I think Gai Lan) which is a little bitter but gives greater heat tolerance and the calebrese type of broccoli which alleviates a little of the bitterness.  Like I said, it's not the best tasting broccoli but for growing your own over summer, well worth the effort. 

Dianne, I actually used this bunch in a broccoli salad.  More will be coming in this weekend. 

Comment by Sophie on February 15, 2019 at 6:36


Comment by Dianne Caswell on February 14, 2019 at 13:28

Your Broccoli looks wonderful, enjoy..  How will you cook it up?

Comment by Valerie on February 14, 2019 at 10:59

Is that Gai Lan or Chinese brocoli?

Comment by Christa on February 14, 2019 at 8:28

Well done, Susan, just shows it can be done.

Comment by Russell James on February 14, 2019 at 7:05

Yes I don't think you can grow much without a well-secured net over it during our summer 

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