Week 33 – August 12, 2020

Plant Information

Redarling Brussels Sprouts

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Plant Details:

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: Frost Tolerant, Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 30 - 40" (76 - 102cm)

Width: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

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.

Grower Information:

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.