Johnsons Sprouting Broccoli Summer Purple Seeds are a very prolific, high quality crop producing tender green stems with purple florets. Purple broccoli is more versatile than common broccoli as it is naturally more tender and cooks quickly under high heat while still retaining its textural integrity. It offers a nutty, peppery flavour with subtle sweetness. Rich in vitamin A & C as well as fibre and iron, these are perfect in perfect in soups, stir-fries, risottos or as a side dishA healthy patch of leafy greens in your garden is both wonderful to look at and helps maintain a healthy lifestyle. Eating a diet rich in leafy greens such as lettuce, spinach, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and broccoli helps keep a balanced diet thanks to their significant amounts of vitamins A and C and several minerals. Quick to grow and versatile in the kitchen, you can enjoy a plentiful harvest throughout the seasons. Characteristics:When to Sow: For indoor sowing – January to MarchWhen to Harvest: For indoor sowing – June to OctoberSoil Type: Fertile, moisture retentive soilAdvice: Pick young shoots regularly to encourage further croppingPacket Contents: Average 150 seedsLatin name: Brassica oleracea ItalicaTransplanting: Transplant outside in late May to avoid frostsJohnsons’ premium ranges of flower and vegetable packet seeds feature captivating flowers and authentic vegetables from around the world. No matter what the size of your growing space, either a spacious garden or a limited patio, the high quality of Johnsons’ seeds cater for any needs.Explore more of our horticultural range; we have a wide selection of gardening essentials available from compost to plant pots Have a query or can’t find something you’re looking for? We receive new deliveries every week, so if the item you wish to purchase is currently out of stock, please contact our Customer Services Team and we may be able to reserve the items you require.Please note: Plants and seeds are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team as soon as possible. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.