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Jade Cross E Brussels Sprouts pk/50
Jade Cross E Brussels Sprouts BS5-50

Jade Cross E Brussels Sprouts pk/50

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SKU BS5-50
$3.75 $3.50
Availability: In Stock
Description
Planting Instructions
Disease Resistant
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85 days. Brassica oleracea. (F1) The plant produces high yields of solid deep green Brussels Sprouts. The heads average 1 inch in diameter. Compact plants have less subject to wind damage and can be sown later than other varieties and mature well in an early frost. An excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. Disease Resistant: FY.

Lot No: 16858

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 05/20

Seeds Per Pound: 94,500

Plant Height: 30 to 32” tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Brussels Sprout
Brassica oleracea - Gemmifera Group

 
Seed Depth Soil Temp. for Germination Days to Germination Sunlight Requirements Planting Time
1/2 to 1/2" 70 F to 85 F 6 to 9 days Partial Shade / Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness Zone Seed Spacing Row Spacing Space After Thinning Days to Harvest
N/A 3 to 4" 30" 14 to 18" 60 - 90 days
Brussels Sprouts Seed Planting Information:

Brussels sprouts are sensitive to temperature, and will produce best when daytime temperatures average about 65 F or less. Consequently, Brussels Sprouts grow best when planted in mid to late summer for late fall or early winter harvesting. Brussels Sprouts are usually planted indoors and transplanted outdoors. Start seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before setting outdoors. Spring planting should occur as soon as soil can be worked, and fall planting done around June or July. Plants can grow 2 to 4 ft tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil with compost and some lime. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep watered during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Cut cabbage type heads when they are ¾ to 1 ½" in diameter. Pick them before they get any larger. They are not as flavorful when they big.


FY - Fusarium Yellows

Scientific Name: Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. conglutinans

Type: Fungus

Fusarium Yellows is a soil borne disease that affects the growth of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, kohlrabi, mustard, radishes, rutabaga, turnips, and watercress. It is a warm weather disease affecting cabbage throughout the United States. Cabbage and radish crops can be completely destroyed when the soil is infected with the disease. Symptoms include the curling of the leaves and the leaves turning a dull green to a yellowish-green color within a month after transplanting into the field. Young plants may be stunted, turn yellow, and die rapidly in warm weather. The leaves will turn yellow, then brown, wither, and eventually drop off the plant. The infected plants usually die within 2 weeks, other may die slowly. The surviving infected plants will have poor heads of cabbages that are non-desirable. The disease is sometimes confused with black rot, where the leaf veins turn black, rather than turning brown. The disease is favorable when temperatures are 80-85 F. Since the disease can survive in the soil for a long time, crop rotation, fungicide treatment, and destruction of crops, will have little impact once the soil is infected. The only option is to use disease resistant varieties.

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