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Marathon Hybrid Broccoli

Perfect for Southern fall crop.
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  • SKU: 85024
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Marathon Hybrid Broccoli

Description
An industry leader that does very well as a fall crop in the Southeast. Marathon is heat tolerant but unique because it keeps growing even in cooler temperatures, so it is perfect for a fall crop in the South. Start seed in September for December harvest. Fertilize when first head is cut to get more side shoots and an extended harvest. Also good for over-winter production in warmest zones where hard freezes are not common. 97 DAYS. Seed Counts: 1/8 oz. of broccoli seeds contains about 850 seeds and sows a 50-ft. row.
Product Details
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height24 - 30 inches
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing2 - 3 ft
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FruitLarge blue-green heads and tight, smooth flower head.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained soil.
  • Seed CountApprox. 50 seeds.
  • CommentsAn industry leader that does very well as a fall crop in the Southeast. Marathon is heat tolerant but unique because it keeps growing even in cooler temperatures, so it is perfect for a fall crop in the South. Start seed in September for December harvest. Fertilize when first head is cut to get more side shoots and an extended harvest. Also good for over-winter production in warmest zones where hard freezes are not common.
  • Botanical NameBrassica oleracea
  • DepthSow Broccoli Seeds 1/4" deep in seed starting formula, in a warm, well-lighted area about 5-7 weeks before planting outside.
  • Days To Maturity97 days.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Seeds
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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