Waltham 29 Broccoli Heirloom Seeds
Waltham 29 Heirloom Broccoli produces
uniform high yields, good color,
cold resistance, dwarf compact plant.
Main heads are 4-8" with
steady side shoot production
after main head is harvested.
Good cultivar for freezing.
Popular at Farmers Markets.
Does extremely well on the East Coast and
Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Bred by the University of Massachusetts,
Waltham Field Station, Waltham, MA
Introduced in 1954.
Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
Days To Maturity: 75 to 90 Days.
Approximately 100 seeds per packet.
When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED.
4 to 6 weeks before average last frost
or as soon as soil can be worked.
Also, in late summer for fall harvest.
In mild winter climates,
can be sown in late fall for winter, early spring harvest.
When to start inside:
3 to 4 weeks before average last frost.
How To Harvest Waltham 29 Broccoli
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds...
Let the Broccoli plants flower
after forming a compact head.
Broccoli seed can take a very long time to mature and
may require some season extension.
Gather seed stalks when seed pods are dry
being careful to prevent losses due to shattering.
Use a 1/8" screen to help with cleaning.
Broccoli seed remains viable for many years
under cool and dry storage conditions.