Not just for the South! Large leaves have a delightful, mildly spicy flavor packed with nutrition. Versatile in the kitchen.
Florida Broadleaf' can't be beat—flavor and productivity have made it a long-time favorite of Southern gardeners and cooks. Gardeners everywhere can grow and enjoy these healthful, delicious greens. Small leaves can be harvested for baby greens and added fresh to salads. Large leaves can be prepared a variety of ways.
Variety InfoLarge, dark green oval leaves with serrated edges up to 10" long, and 8" wide
Not recommended; transplant stress can cause plants to bolt (prematurely flower).
RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–75°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 10 to 12 weeks before your average first fall frost date for continuous harvest. Mild Climates: Sow in late fall through winter for cool–season harvest.