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Brassica oleracea var. botrytis (F1 Hybrid)

Murasaki Fioretto・紫フィオレット

70 days from transplant
Regular price $104.00

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The long-awaited purple complement to Fioretto.

With bright florets atop long tender stems, this variety is captivating on its own or paired with Fioretto in a mixed package.

Limited quantity. 

Growing Information

  • Suitable temperature for germination: 60-80℉
  • Suitable temperature for growing: 70-80℉
  • Soil pH: 6.5-7.5


  • Transplanting required: sow 1-2 seeds per cell into a 72-cell tray.
  • Ensure cells are completely filled to avoid air pockets.
  • Sow seeds 1/4" deep and cover gently. Avoid pressing firmly as compaction can cause difficulty transplanting.
  • Thin to one plant per cell once established.
  • Over-watering can prevent germination. Maintain soil moisture through germination.


  • Check for readiness 30-35 days after germination by gently pulling on the base of the stem to see if roots are established and soil is held together.
  • Transplant to 12-18" spacing, 18-24" between rows.


  • Harvest when days to maturity is reached and stem is 6-8" in length.
  • Cut the base of the head and remove smaller stems from the main stalk.

Cooking Information

Note that Murasaki holds its color well in cooking, and brightens to fuchsia in vinegar.

Much like Fioretto, these florets shine when sautéed or roasted to a golden brown, but can also be enjoyed raw in crudités.

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