Growing Calendar for Brussels Sprout Seeds - Red Bull
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Grow it not just for its striking red buttons, which retain their colour when steamed, but also for its mild flavour.
The sprouts remain in good condition for many weeks from November to January, turning an even deeper red during really cold weather. Its intense colour makes it pretty enough to grow in the winter border!
Our Brussels Sprout varieties have each been selected for their superb flavour. They're also an excellent source of vitamin C and are packed full of vitamin D, folic acid and are high in antioxidants.
To grow tightly packed sprouts, firm fertile soil is essential. Dig in plenty of well-rotted manure or compost as early as possible to give the soil the maximum time to settle.
Mild flavour, retains red colour when steamed or stir-fried.
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 18in (45cm) apart with 24in (60cm) between each row.
Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting.
Have tried before. They are just ready now. They have a sweet taste and give plenty of round, tight sprouts.
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