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Brussel Sprouts Evesham Special - Seeds

Brussel Sprouts Evesham Special - Seeds
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Price:  £1.95
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10 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  300 seeds approx


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Sow:  March to May


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


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

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);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

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.