Plant Care Broccoli

Broccoli

3.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Broccoli has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Broccoli has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Brassica oleracea var. italica
Brassica
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Broccoli

Water

How often to water your Broccoli

Water needs for Broccoli
0.5 cups
every 9

Broccoli needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Broccoli

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Broccoli in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

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Growing Broccoli in Memphis right now

Light needs for plant Broccoli in Memphis, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 21st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Memphis is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Broccoli in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.8% ☀️

November 24th, 2021

Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 26.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Broccoli in Memphis, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 24th, 2021

This month, Memphis is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Broccoli in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broccoli: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Broccoli love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.

Broccoli does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Broccoli

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Broccoli: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Broccoli after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Broccoli

Nutrient needs for plant Broccoli in Memphis, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Memphis is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Memphis, Tennessee, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Broccoli has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Broccoli has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Broccoli has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Broccoli has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Broccoli has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Broccoli has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Cjane avatar
@Cjane
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 412 XP
10/15/2021

My broccoli was thriving for a while then suddenly declined. It was getting too much sun and not enough water. Thankfully these boys are resilient and I moved it and fed it more and it thrives again! Love my broccoli plant <3

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Sophiaveronaa avatar
@Sophiaveronaa
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 743 XP
05/24/2021

leaves brown easily, wilts easily but will perk right back up once watered

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Sophiaveronaa avatar
@Sophiaveronaa
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 743 XP
05/24/2021

leaves brown easily, wilts easily but will perk right back up once watered

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily

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