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10 in stock
Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 300 seeds approx
An old fashioned variety with great flavour
Sow March to May thinly in trays or two seeds per cell in modules under glass at 13C. Later sowings can be made into a seed bed in shallow drills 2cm deep in short rows.
Prick out seedlings in to modules or small pots when they show their first pair of leaves. When around 15cm tall plant out in beds 60cm apart and 90cm between rows.
Harvest September to December
Sprouts are best harvest after a frost. The cold helps to promote the conversion of starches to sugars. Mild weather can tend to mean more bitter sprouts
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.