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Everwilde Farms - 1/4 Lb Organic Waltham Broccoli Seeds - Gold Vault Bulk Seed Packet

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Everwilde Farms - 1/4 Lb Organic Waltham Broccoli Seeds - Gold Vault Bulk Seed Packet
Everwilde Farms - 1/4 Lb Organic Waltham Broccoli Seeds - Gold Vault Bulk Seed Packet
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The heirloom broccoli variety Waltham 29 is named for Waltham, MA, where researchers at the University of Massachusetts developed it in 1950. However, the plant from which modern broccoli is derived first grew in the wild in the Mediterranean region and in Asia Minor. Broccoli gradually spread to the rest of Europe and to the New World, where Thomas Jefferson included this strange new vegetable in his experimental garden. The Italians appreciated it so much that it n included this strange new vegetable in his experimental garden. The Italians appreciated it so much that it got the name "Italian asparagus." After World War I, Italian brothers Stefano and Andrea D'Arrigo brought their Sicilian variety of broccoli and began growing it in San Jose, Calfornia; they later shipped it to Boston's North End, where it established a quickly expanding market. read more