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Marathon Hybrid Broccoli

Perfect for Southern fall crop.


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.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 24 - 30 inches
  • Shade Required Full sun.

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

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$3.99

For each offer ordered, get approx. 50 seeds per pkt.

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  • Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
  • Height: 24 - 30 inches
  • Spacing: 2 - 3 ft
  • Depth: Sow Broccoli Seeds 1/4" deep in seed starting formula, in a warm, well-lighted area about 5-7 weeks before planting outside.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Fruit: Large blue-green heads and tight, smooth flower head.
  • Days To Maturity: 97 days.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Seed Count: Approx. 50 seeds.
  • Comments: 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.

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