Flower Sprouts Kale / Brussel Sprout Cross

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An exciting new British bred cross between Kale and Brussels sprouts, producing open rosettes of kale like frilled edged buttons on a tall long stalk.  For those less keen on Brussels sprouts the flavour is of spring greens with purple, green or bi-coloured leaves.  The plants are very productive, winter hardy and perfect as an overwinter crop

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Flower Sprouts Kale / Brussel Sprout Cross

 

An exciting new British bred cross between Kale and Brussels sprouts, producing open rosettes of kale like frilled edged buttons on a tall long stalk.  For those less keen on Brussels sprouts the flavour is of spring greens with purple, green or bi-coloured leaves.  The plants are very productive, winter hardy and perfect as an overwinter crop

Cultivation advice Flower Sprouts Kale / Brussel Sprout Cross

Type:  Hardy Annual

    Time to Germinate: 7-10 Days
    Temperature Required: 13-25°c +
    Days to Maturity: 110-138 Days
    Light: Full Sun

Sow indoors: February – April

Sow outdoors: March – April

Harvest: November – April

  •  Ideally sown from April to early June thinly in a well prepared seed bed, 5-10 mm deep in drills 20-30 cm apart.
  •  Can be sown earlier undercover with warmth in trays.
  • Transplant when large enough to handle planting around 50 cm between plants.
  • The ground needs to be firmed and ideally rich and well- draining.
  • Provide protection against pigeons whilst young and over-winter.