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Grow this star in your garden! Selected for its heat tolerance, it's great for spring sowing. The big, 6"-8" blue-green, tightly-packed heads of 'Belstar' are followed by many smaller side-shoots for multiple harvests. It also grows well in the winter in mild climates.

Variety Information:
• Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. italica (hybrid)
• Days to Maturity: 65–70 Days
• Family: Brassicaceae
• Native: Europe
• Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
• Plant Dimensions: About 18" wide, 20" wide
• Variety Information: 6"–8" blue-green, domed heads are tightly packed with medium-sized florets and followed by smaller florets. Widely adapted.

Sowing Information:
• When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, or when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–"85°F. Also in late summer for fall harvest. Mild Climates: Best sown in fall or winter for cool–season harvest.
• When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before our average last frost date. Transplant 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.
• Days to Emerge: 7 – 14 days
• Seed Depth: ⅛"
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"
• Row Spacing: 24"–36"
• Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"

Growing Information:
• Harvesting: When the main head gets to 6"-8" in diameter and florets are enlarged but are still closed, harvest the head. This will encourage large numbers of side florets.

SKU: BOT3181
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