Vegetable Seeds - Romanesco
Romanesco has aspects of both calabrese and cauliflower; it dates from 500 years ago in Italy and was originally called Romanesco broccoli. Sometimes it is also called broccoflower – but this name is used more widely to describe all green-coloured cauliflower varieties.
For advice on growing romanesco see our Grow Your Own Romanesco guide.
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Cauliflower : Romanesco- Veronica
Romanesco' is increasing in popularity. Veronica produces individual florets with lovely spirals giving a magical appearance from late summer to early frosts, from successional plantings. Protect heads against frost with fleece to extend season.
From Thompson & Morgan Price: £3.99 More Information & To Buy
Celio F1 Seeds
A vigorous-growing cauliflower whose deliciously flavoured green heads, with their exquisite pointed turrets, are ready to harvest from mid July to mid September. Italian romanesco type. Recommended for deep freezing. Maturing approximately 20-26 weeks from sowing.
From Dobies Price: £2.49 More Information & To Buy
Romanesco Early Seeds
A superb alternative to white cauliflower, with attractive florets in an unusual lime-green colour. The crisp, tasty heads measure 15-23cm (6-9") across, and mature in autumn from a May sowing. Summer/Autumn maturing.
From Suttons Seeds Price: £1.99 More Information & To Buy
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