What is purple sprouting broccoli and when is it in season in the UK?
Purple sprouting broccoli, also known as purple sprouting broccoli, is a variety of broccoli that is known for its deep purple colour and delicate, tender stalks. The season for purple sprouting broccoli in the UK is typically from January to April, with peak season in February and March. This variety of broccoli is a hardy crop, and it can survive the cold winter temperatures and start to sprout in the early spring, making it an ideal crop for the UK's climate.
Purple sprouting broccoli has a slightly sweeter and nuttier taste than regular broccoli, and it can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes. It can be steamed, boiled, sautéed, or eaten raw, and it pairs well with a variety of other ingredients, such as garlic, lemon, and cheese. If you're looking to buy purple sprouting broccoli, it's best to purchase it during its peak season, when it will be at its freshest and most flavourful.
When they're in season you can buy purple sprouting broccoli online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).