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How to Grow and Harvest Broccoli in Your Home Garden

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 3 min read

Broccoli, like its fellow cole crops of the Brassica oleracea family, cauliflower, kohlrabi, kale, and Brussels sprouts, is known for its nutrition-packed florets and sweet stems. They’re a prolific, crowd-pleasing addition to any vegetable garden—with side shoots that continue sprouting throughout the season, even after the harvest of the central head or crown.