Summer Purple (New to 2024)
Sprouting Broccoli 'Summer Purple' is specially bred for summer cropping, with good heat tolerance and no need for winter chilling (vernalisation) to produce its tasty purple spears. This robust, British bred variety produces high yields with regular picking, and crops from July to November if sown at regular intervals.
Plant description from Thompson & Morgan.
Santee Sprouting (New to 2024)
Santee Sprouting Broccoli. The plant produces good yields of miniature bright purple broccoli. It is very tender and flavorful. Great fresh, in salads, or gourmet dishes. It can be planted overwintered for early spring production. Suitable for spring and fall planting. An excellent choice for home gardens.
Plant description from Reimer seeds.
Calabrese (New to 2024)
Calabrese is an old-fashioned variety of broccoli renowned for its bluish green heads and multiple side shoots. It can be grown as an early spring or fall crop. Its flavorful five inch (13 cm.) central heads are ready for harvest in 60 to 90 days. This cool season member of the Brassicaceae family is thought to contain natural cancer fighting substances.
Plant description from Garden Know How.