Broccoli Companion Plants: Top 5 Best & 4 Harmful to Avoid



Broccoli may be a vegetable that you either love or hate, but once you grow it, you’ll most likely love it. It’s an excellent crop for the cool season that can handle a little bit of light shade.

They are also big, beautiful plants that can produce for several weeks. Try growing the “Romanesco” type to add interest to your garden. We’ll cover the best broccoli companion plants, and also what not to grow with broccoli.

5 Best Broccoli Companion Plants

1. Lettuce 2. Beets 3. Dill 4. Sweet Alyssum 5. Calendula

Getting Started

There are two ways to  plant broccoli companion  plants. The first one is solely intended to save space. Broccoli can take up a significant amount of space in the garden and do so for a long time.

Avoiding Pests Using Companion Plants for Broccoli

If you plant a carpet of sweet alyssum under your broccoli, hoverflies will be drawn to it, and the hoverfly larvae will eat the aphids.

What Not to Plant With Broccoli: 4 Plants to Avoid

- Beans - Nightshade - Strawberries - Cauliflower and Cabbage

Swipe up to read the full article.