Seed - Broccoli Calabrese Marathon F1


1 RHS Broccoli Calabrese Marathon F1 seed pack 

(Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea Botrytis)  

Pack Size 50 seeds


An exceptional hybrid broccoli that crops well into late Spring. This variety is very productive and adapt to a range of soil conditions. With great disease resistance it is ideal for home gardeners. Produces crisp dense heads with great flavour followed by masses of delicious side shoots.

Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

How to Grow:

Sow 5mm (1/4in) deep. Cover with a fine layer of compost and firm gently. Keep moist. Seedlings appear in 7-14 days.

Transplant seedlings to final position when large enough to handle. Space the plants 45cm (18in) apart both ways. Keep weed free and moist.

When to Sow/Plant Seed:

Late Summer through to early Winter


16-20 weeks

Soil Type:

Fertile, well cultivated


These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), Do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.



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