This is a lovely small broccoli with frilled, kale-like leaves and tasty purple heads. Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seeds married “Green Goliath” broccoli with two different kale varieties, and the result is the most beautiful and versatile broccoli we have ever seen! An excellent edible ornamental to bring attention to the veggie patch. Harvest tender young greens for salad, purple florets for broccoli dishes, or mature fuchsia-veined leaves for sweet cooking greens. 70 days. OP. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek. Care: Plant 20-30″ apart in rows 24-36″ apart in full sun, cool moist soil.
Eye Candy is a collection of Culinary Breeding Network’s top choices that are both great for winter garden growing and visually pleasing. During the gray of winter, these varieties are an exciting pop of color in the yard or field and on the plate. Anthocyanins are the pigments that create the purple color which are good for human health in addition to being beautiful.
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