Spacing: 18 - 20 inches between plants, 36 inches between rows.
Depth: 1/4" - 1/2 ".
Days To Maturity: 58 days.
Seed Count: Approximately 150 seeds.
Comments: Uniform heads are large, very solid, blue green in color and arch into a high dome shape. This hybrid also does not have the thick, high fibrous stems like most common varieties. The heads are refined with tiny beads, well-rounded shape, large size and excellent firmness. Great either for fresh eating or freezing. Also produces plenty of side shoots. First-Crown cut broccoli that is widely adapted enough for the North. Great quality, yield potential and adaptability for the home gardener.
Tremendous yields and tightly packed heads make Coronado Crown Hybrid Broccoli a must have for your garden. These vigorous, heat-tolerant plants produce large, firm, uniformly domed blue-green crowns. Tender, non-fibrous stems and plenty of tasty side shoots make this cultivar a culinary treat.
This sensational broccoli plant grows well in zones 3 through 9 and likes fertile, well drained soil. If you want to get a head start on the growing season, start the broccoli seeds indoors and transplant outside when the danger of frost has passed. Broccoli is a cold weather crop, meaning the plants like to mature when the outside temperature is cool, so plant in early spring or late summer and it will be ready to enjoy about 58 days after planting.
Coronado Crown hybrid broccoli provides a versatile addition to your diet, whether raw or cooked. The tender stems of Coronado Crown are excellent in stir-fry dishes and casseroles. This variety also freezes well, and large harvests make it easy to stock up for winter.
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