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Brussels Sprout 'Brodie' F1 Hybrid

Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group)

Hardy Annual

  • So tasty, with no bitterness, that even the kids will love them!
  • Add bacon & chopped chestnuts for extra crunch and flavour
Have a Luxury Christmas on a grown-you-own budget! Brussels Sprouts Brodie F1 has been the supermarket's choice variety for Christmas sales in recent years, now you can grow this mild flavoured Brussels sprout yourself at a fraction of the cost. In our trials it couldn't be beaten, proving better than customer favourite Trafalgar in garden performance and taste. We don't think there is a sweeter Brussels Sprout on the market and we urge you to add it to your Christmas crop plans, but don't stop there! The large round buttons are widely spaced for easy harvest through winter and will stand well into February. Once the buttons are all gone, harvest the leafy tops for tasty spring greens. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Sowing Months:
March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (35 brussels sprout seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £3.69

Sow Brussels Sprout seed indoors from February. Alternatively direct sow outdoors from March into a well prepared seedbed, for transplanting to their final positions later on. Sow at a depth of 13mm (½") and distance of 30cm (12") between rows.

Indoors, sow seed in 7.5cm (3") pots or trays of free-draining, seed sowing compost and cover with a 6mm (¼") layer of vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 15C (60F) until germination which takes around 7 days. Once germinated, grow Brussels Sprouts on in cooler conditions until all risk of frost has passed and plants are large enough to be transplanted.

Gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting Brussels Sprout plants outdoors in firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Prepare the soil in advance in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Plant brassicas at a distance of 60cm (24") apart and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

Water Brussels sprouts regularly and do not allow them to dry out as this may impair their development. Hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing and bring insect larvae to the surface. Remove any yellowed or diseased leaves as they occur. Brussels Sprout 'Revenge' can be harvested from December and their flavour will be improved if they are left exposed to the first frosts. Culinary note: Brussels sprouts are suitable for freezing.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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  1. Excellent service

    By MICHAEL WALLBANK 16-12-2015

    I have just had to try and intercept an order having heard the recipient has been moved to a care home. Without hesitation the customer service adviser rearranged my order even though the original order was in transit. Really appreciate this. Thank you

    Ryan
    17-12-2015

    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your order. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

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