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Brussels Sprout Crispus F1
Brussels Sprout seeds - Crispus F1
The answer to many gardeners prayers, a top quality variety with the added bonus of club root resistance
. Very reliable, producing a good crop of smooth dark green sprouts, that hold well on the stalks. Crispus has a sweet & crunchy taste, not bitter like some other varieties. Can be picked from September to November.
Product Part Number: 10822
When to sow
When to Sow Crispus Seeds
March to April. Seedlings begin to appear within 7 days.
Where to Sow
Sow the seeds thinly in trays or two seeds per cell in modules under glass at 13°C. Later sowings can be made into a seed bed in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep in short rows. Sow in a sunny position, ideally sheltered from strong winds.
What to do Next
As soon as glasshouse seedlings show their first pair of leaves, prick off into trays 5cm (2") apart or thin modules to one seedling per cell. Gradually harden off before planting out when about 15cm (6in) tall. Plant in beds 60cm (24in) between plants and 90cm (36in) between the rows. Outdoor sowings should be thinned to 7-10cm (3-4in) apart, then once plants are large enough , lifted and transplated to their final planting positions, spaced the same as detailed above.
September to November
Successive planting can extend cropping period.
A good source of Vitamins A and B and contains more vitamin C than any other vegetable