How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Flowering in broccoli heads

Broccoli flower stalks are branched into many short clusters and the beads are actually flower buds that bloom with maturity.


Flowering occurs as broccoli matures. Harvest broccoli while the bud clusters are still compact and the buds are tightly closed and green.

Flowering of broccoli stalks
Flowering of broccoli stalks

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