A novelty red sprout. Reasonable buttons for an OP variety. Better performance than the standard variety Rubine. Colour develops better with cold weather.
Sowing Time: Sow seeds between March - April
Germination: Germinates at 10 - 25°C.
Sowing Instructions: Start seeds indoors or direct sow thinly into a well prepared seed bed 1cm (1/2") deep in drills 30cm (12 inches) apart and cover seeds with fine soil. Keep soil moist during germination.
Growing Instructions: Thin out seedlings to 10cm (4 inches) apart when large enough to handle, then later transplant to final site (Brussels sprouts grow best in a sunny location with a rich well drained compacted soil) allowing 75cm x 75cm (30 x 30 inches) between plants. Water well until plants are established.
After Care: Brussels sprouts grow best in a sunny location with a rich well drained compacted soil.
Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.