Waltham 29 organic broccoli seeds are CERTIFIED ORGANIC! Bred to withstand the cooler temperatures at the approach of autumn, this stocky heirloom grows to only 52cm (20”) tall. Dark blue-green leaves surround a solid, medium green head. The head is followed by copious side shoots. Waltham 29 is intended for fall harvest. It's a good variety to sow in July for those end of season pickings. Waltham 29 organic broccoli seeds were developed by the Agricultural Experiment Station back in 1951.
Matures in 60-95 days. (open pollinated seeds)
One stalk of cooked broccoli gives you 75mg of vitamin C, 1300 IU of beta carotene, 3g of protein and 5g of dietary fibre with only 40 calories. No wonder they is one of the most popular vegetables you can eat today! The crown portion tastes great when cooked or steamed. You can eat the greens, too! Retain the stems for soups or soup stock. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Broccoli from Seeds Guide and grow food!.