Maximize your broccoli yield and weight with this outstanding variety! Maximo is a mid-late maturing variety with dome-shaped heads, small beads and a short-branching habit, making it excellent for processing and bunch markets. Maximo performs well in the Desert Southwest and Mexico and has intermediate resistance to downy mildew.
- Excellent yield and weight
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
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.