Winter is purple spouting broccoli's time to shine

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Winter is purple spouting broccoli's time to shine

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Winter is purple spouting broccoli's time to shine

The brassica family boasts a dizzying variety of forms, but purple sprouting broccoli may be the best of them all, says Clare Wilson

GAP Photos/Tim GaineyIN THE depths of the UK winter, most of my vegetable beds are bare, except for my star performer: purple sprouting broccoli. It is in the middle of its fabulous January growth spurt.This giant of a broccoli plant is arguably the queen of the brassica family of vegetables. Also known as winter sprouting broccoli, it is very tolerant of cold, and requires several weeks of cold weather before it puts forth its flower buds and becomes ready to harvest.

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Clare Wilson GAP Photos/Tim Gainey IN THE depths of the UK winter, most of my vegetable beds are bare, except for my star performer: purple sprouting broccoli.Ina Garten’s 12 Best Soups & Stews to Keep You Warm This Fall & Winter by.‘The Bob-Spread': US Men's Bobsled Team Strips Down for Calendar Before Olympics “I'm actually feeling fine,” said the 16-year-old Liu, a two-time national champion who was in third place after short program.at 5:00 AM As winter cold swirls about us, we can retreat to the protection of storm windows, quilts and puffer jackets.

It is in the middle of its fabulous January growth spurt. This giant of a broccoli plant is arguably the queen of the brassica family of vegetables. Also known as winter sprouting broccoli, it is very tolerant of cold, and requires several weeks of cold weather before it puts forth its flower buds and becomes ready to harvest. I'm guessing I'm just going to stay here until I don't have COVID anymore, in this hotel room I've been staying at. Unlike ordinary , which have a single large head and are usually harvested by autumn, purple sprouting broccoli … Continue reading Subscribe for unlimited digital access Subscribe now for unlimited access App + Web .