Growing Calendar for Flower Sprout Seeds
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An exciting NEW Vegetable variety: The Brussels Flower Sprout!
We are constantly striving to bring you the best in vegetable breeding and when we first saw the exciting new variety Brussels 'Flower Sprout' at trials we knew then that we had to have it!
Brussels 'Flower Sprout' has took 10 years to develop and for enough seed to be available to offer to our customers.
It has been bred by crossing curly kale with brussels sprout to create a brand new vegetable.
It has a sprout-like plant habit, a tall stem with little purple and green rosettes (looking like miniature cabbages) forming all the way up to a frilly-leaved top. The purple colour intensifies as the weather turns colder.
Brussels 'Flower Sprout' is extremely winter-hardy, with a similar cropping time to sprouts but with a flavour more like spring greens.
The loose buttons are easy to pick and is an ideal winter vegetable, it can be steamed, stir-fried or microwaved.
Pick loose mini cabbages all through the winter.
Sow Indoors: February-April thinly, in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. cover with ¼in (½cm) of sieved compost. Place in warmth 15-20°C (60-70°F) and keep moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: Late March-April thinly ½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed or clean module trays of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Protect from frost.
Thin Out: 4in (10cm) apart.
Plant Out: May-June into the required harvest position 24in (60cm) apart with 24in (60cm) between each row.
Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting.
A lovely unusual brassica cross, Has the compactness of a brussel sprout but the strongish flavour of kale and a great addition to the winter vegetable supply. Keeps well and will keep us going for four months.
Last year's flower sprouts were good so am growing them again. Ideal for a single person as they can be harvested in any quantity as required.
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Pack Quantity: 48 Plants (16 of each variety)
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Pack Quantity: 300 seeds