BROCCOLI, Emerald Crown

Emerald Crown is medium-maturing, very uniform, and has a compact plant habit. This favourite market variety has high yields of heavy, domed heads with small to medium dark blue-green beads. Grown primarily for high quality, high yielding crown cuts with short trim. Good heat tolerance. Heads resist purpling (Anthocyanin) in cooler weather.


Maturity78 - 88 days
Height24 - 30 inches (61 - 76 cm)
Spacing12 - 24 inches (30 - 61 cm)
LightFull sun
SoilDeep, organic, and well draining
pH Range6.5 - 7.5
WateringEven watering throughout crop.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at the time of planting.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=moderate to high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high