Early maturing with medium green, firm, button-like sprouts that are evenly spaced and well formed. Don't transplant until late April, and then harvest masses of tasty sprouts from late August through September. Plant more seeds in June for transplanting in August. These will be ready for late fall and winter harvests, so you can be the one to bring Brussels sprouts to the holiday dinner parties. Avoid transplanting Brussels sprouts into high nitrogen soils. Gustus Brussels sprout seeds replace the much loved but now unavailable Oliver Brussels sprout seeds.
Matures in 100-120 days. (Hybrid seeds)
Fresh Brussels sprouts are a superb fall and winter treat. Like broccoli, these little “cabbages” are full of beta-carotene, vitamin C, and fibre. And after frost, they become sweet, as the plants create sugar for antifreeze. Keep your plants moist and well-mulched during the heat of summer, to ensure your supply of Brussels sprouts until the holidays. These big top-heavy plants are some of the easiest brassicas to grow. You should be able to expect a large harvest from only 4 or 5 plants. Follow along this handy How to Grow Brussels Sprouts and grow mini cabbages this season.