Famous for being packed with nutrients, broccoli is tasty and easy to grow. Like the other plants you'll see in this slideshow, the plant is quite frost tolerant. Plant it about a month before your area's average last spring frost date. Because broccoli loves cool weather, you can also plant it in late summer for fall harvests.
Here's a hint: If you keep many of the leaves on the plant after harvesting your broccoli, the plants should produce sideshoots that'll give you a second or even third crop.
Standout Variety: 'Packman', which bears uniform heads and matures in about 55 days.
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