Cultivation: Medium - Difficult
Seed Saving: Expert
Bruxel Sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera)
Bruxel Sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera): this variety from Northern Europe is more present in the market than in self-production gardens because of its pedoclimatic demands; it doesn’t tolerate harsh winters or torrid summers, therefore, it is necessary to time the sowing period very well in order to get to a successful harvest, they should be allowed about 4 months for ripening. They adapt well to greenhouse cultivation, even at home ones, they do need a good supply of nitrogen and potassium, necessary for the correct development of the plant. As much as it has many needs, it has great organoleptic qualities, widely acknowledged. It is highly productive and ornamental. For experienced growers or for those who take pride on their hard work.