Red Cape is a quick growing purple sprouting broccoli that can be sown in succession during summer and fall, with first harvest in early February. Stems are tender and sweet with beautiful purple florets. Photo and text courtesy of Osborne Seed.
Care: Plant 20-30″ apart in rows 24-36″ apart in full sun, cool moist soil.
These hardy varieties hunker down during the cold temperatures and heavy rains of winter, waiting to take off when light and warmth return. Harvest in late winter and spring. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.