Frequently Asked Questions About Broccoli Seeds
How long does it take to grow broccoli?
When you grow broccoli from a seed, it typically takes about three or four months for the plant to reach its full size. Keep an eye on your broccoli to make sure that you harvest the vegetables before the flowers start to sprout.
How many seeds do you need to grow broccoli?
You only need one seed to grow a broccoli plant. However, you'll want to plant multiple seeds to ensure a bountiful harvest at the end of the season.
What's the best time of the year to plant broccoli?
Most people plant broccoli about six weeks before the last frost. You'll be able to harvest your broccoli in late spring or early summer.
How much broccoli do you get from one plant?
When you grow broccoli in your garden, you'll get one head of broccoli per plant. If you cut off the head without removing the plant, you could harvest broccoli multiple times from the same plant.
What's the best place in your garden to grow broccoli?
Broccoli needs to grow in full sunlight, so find a place in your garden where your broccoli can get about eight hours of sunlight a day. Make sure you have enough space between the plants to give them room to grow.