Purple sprouting broccoli is also called Red Arrow Broccoli. The purple sprouting broccoli is a hardy and ornamental plant that will produce tender purple florets staggered in late winter to early spring ensuring a continuous supply of nutritious greens.
Scientific Name: brassica oleracea var. italica
Plant Life Cycle: Biennal
Sunlight: Full sun-partial shade
Soil requirement: rich and light
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors from July to September, transplant in September/October and harvest from March to April