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Emerald Crown (Hybrid)

Broccoli
Broccoli

Emerald Crown is a medium-maturing, very uniform, heavy-headed, domed variety with small beads on a small framed plant. Emerald Crown growing season is warm to cool (not for rainy season). Emerald Crown can extend the Green Magic slot into cold due to its resistance to purpling. Emerald Crown produces excellent quality crown cuts/short trim in all NAFTA regions.

  • Produces excellent quality crown cuts/short trim in all NAFTA regions
  • Highly resistant to purpling

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

93

Bead Size

Small

Exterior Color

Blue Green

Head Characteristics

Semi-Domed

Market Use

Crown
Short Trim

Plant Height

Compact

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.

Disclaimer

Claims and other disclosed information are based on our observations and/or information from other sources. Crop performance depends on the interaction between the genetic potential of the seed, its physiological characteristics, the environment, including management, and other uncontrollable factors that may alter expected performance. Triploid hybrid watermelon varieties will on occasion produce empty white seed coats or hard, dark undeveloped seeds and, therefore, are not warranted to be completely “seedless”. Statements concerning the reaction of varieties to a specific pathogen, pest or stress are based on evaluation under defined conditions. These reactions can be affected by changes in environmental and biological factors, especially new pathogen races, pest biotypes or vectors of disease agents. Therefore, we give no warranty, express or implied, for crop performance relative to the information given; nor do we accept any liability for any loss, direct, indirect, or consequential, that may arise from any cause. Read all seed package labeling carefully to understand the terms and conditions of sale.