DePurple produces a large, heavy head with early maturity. The florette stems are white and are very attractive when cut. Some heat tolerance and works in early spring sowing and fall. It tastes good raw and holds its color reasonably well when cooked.
Created from a controlled method of pollination in which the pollen of two different species or varieties is crossed by human intervention. Typical F1 varieties are deliberately created to breed a desired trait. Gardeners who use hybrid plant varieties usually purchase new seed every year, however, over several years the seed could eventually be used for open pollination
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.