Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea, Gemmifera
Common Name: Brussels Sprouts
Hardiness Degree: 30°F (-1.1°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Autumn
Plant Habit: Columnar
Characteristics: Culinary Use, Frost Tolerant
Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height: 30 - 40" (76 - 102cm)
Width: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)
General Information: Offer an innovative purple-red color and a mild taste compared to other varieties. Best picked when about 1 in. (3 cm) in size.
Distinctive, vivid, red-purple, 1-in. (3-cm) Brussels sprouts have a slightly sweeter flavor than most green varieties, and they are a rich source of Vitamin C and folic acid. The high-yielding plants stand up to cool nights and frost. These mild-flavored Brussels sprouts will be popular at the dinner table late into the season.