GREEN MAGIC BROCCOLI
This summer to fall-type broccoli offers very good uniformity of harvest. Green Magic is in the mid-early maturity class and has wide adaptability. It has a semi-domed, tight head with medium-small bead size and a good plant habit.
- Multi-use variety
- Widely adaptable
The days to maturity are calculated as an average of fall harvest dates for direct-seeded broccoli in Salinas, CA. Some sowing dates may result in earlier or later maturity. Overwinter production can add over 20 days to the numbers listed.
- Days to Maturity from Direct Seed: 90
- Bead Size: Medium-Small
- Exterior Color: Blue Green
- Head Characteristics: Semi-Domed
- Market Use: Fresh
- Plant Height: Medium
Broccoli has been found to have more cancer-fighting compounds than other members of the cabbage family. It is rich in glucosinolates which, once ingested, break down into these healthful cancer fighters: indoles, sulforaphane and isothiocyanates. Broccoli also provides high amounts of Vitamin C, folate and beta carotene and significant amounts of protein, calcium, iron, potassium and fiber.