Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Franklin Brussels Sprouts

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

Common Name: Brussels Sprouts

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Width: 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: These small, 1-in. (2-cm) sprouts look like miniature heads of cabbge and are tasty when steamed just to the point of tenderness or enjoyed raw.

Grower Information:

These 1-in. (3-cm) sprouts look like miniature heads of cabbage, and are tasty when steamed just to the point of tenderness or enjoyed raw. Their flavor is improved by a few light frosts. Grow Franklin as a Fall crop in the north and as a Fall and Winter crop in frost-free areas. With less-woody stalks than other varieties, whole stem harvest is possible.