Tall plants, producing masses of purple broccoli heads from multiple branches when cut regularly.
A very hardy, cold tolerant vegetable that produces a heavy crop of purple spears early in the season.
A popular amateur variety, for harvesting in February and March. Spears can be harvested over several weeks.
An easily grown plant, it succeeds in full sun in any reasonable soil, though it prefers a well-drained fertile preferably alkaline soil. It does well in heavy clay soils.