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Start Spring Broccoli From Seed

February 16, 2026 - February 22, 2026

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day third of February, repeating indefinitely

Erica’s Notes

Somewhat more challenging than kale, collards, or cabbage, broccoli is still a fairly easy crop in the mild climate of the Maritime Northwest. Only very occasionally do our summer temperatures get a bit hotter than broccoli prefers, and spring and fall weather naturally suits broccoli very well.

Start Broccoli indoors from mid-February to mid-March and plan to set 4 to 6 week old plants out in late-March or April.

In Spring, opt for supermarket-style heading broccoli (also called calabrese). For reliable overwintering production, look at the sprouting broccolis.

Additional Information

How To Grow Broccoli In The Pacific Northwest (coming soon!)

When and How To Harvest Broccoli and Cauliflower


February 16, 2026
February 22, 2026
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