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Brussel sprouts growing

Brussel Sprouts


General information

  • Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera, Brussels Sprouts
  • Brassicaceae family
  • Sunlight: full sun.
  • Soil Conditions: consistently moist, fertile soil.
  • Can be harvested as stalks or as sprouts.

Successful cultivars

  • Gladius (98 days) Early, firm, holds well.
  • Dagan (100 days) Attractive, smooth, holds well.
  • Green Gems (85-90 days) Green exterior with golden interior. Cold hardy1 ½" sprouts.


Common pests and diseases

  • Cabbage worm
  • Flea beetle
  • Root maggots
  • Clubroot

This publication was created by Master Gardeners Rick Judd and Gail Hermenau. Photos courtesy of Gail Hermenau.

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