Brussels sprout growing leaf plant of the species Brassica oleracea in the Gemmifera group, Brussels sprout grow as annual but the flower biennial plant, grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.

Leaves edible color is dark green or purple, the leaf grow little stem the shape is ovate

On the stem there are buds create unique structure of head, composed from inner leaves with hard structure, the outer leaves that soft

Brussels sprout heads

Color of the buds head can be: light green to white, purple to green

Flower color yellow and the flowers small grow on inflorescence

Brussels sprout for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Brussels sprout growing and care:

Rich soil, cool weather, moisture soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
To know when to pick the stem

Planting season:
Autumn – winter – spring – frost free area or light frost / Spring – temperate climate

Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera), slugs, aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant?
0.3-1.2m, 12-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
Yellow small flowers that grow on inflorescence

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
Autumn – winter – spring – frost free area or light frost / Summer – autumn – temperate climate

How to harvest the leaves?
The head picked up when it’s ready 80-100 days, the leaves better not to pick up

Information about leaves:
Leaves edible color is dark green or purple, the leaf grow little stem the shape is ovate

Uses of Brussels sprout leaves:
Cooked, stir fry

Scientific name:

Brassica oleracea – Gemmifera group

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