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Crispus Brussels Sprouts are an early to mid-season hybrid that is both tasty and club root resistant. It’s an excellent grower in just about any circumstance and will delight you with a high yield of tasty sprouts that hold up well on the stalks.
Crispus F1 Brussels Sprout Seeds
The Crispus is a fairly new variety of brussels sprout that produces an attractive, incredibly reliable crop of tasty, dark green sprouts. The sprouts are small and tight, and hold up well on their stalks. The answer to many a gardener’s prayer, Crispus brussels sprouts are reliably resistant to the fungus that causes clubroot. So much so in fact, that it is the only variety recommended for use on land that has already seen this most dire scourge of brassicas.
Great fresh or frozen. We like them stir-fried with garlic, ginger and shallots!
Harvest September to November.
How long does it take for Crispus F1 brussel sprout seeds to germinate? Crispus F1 Brussels Sprouts take around 7 to 12 days to germinate. You should sow your sprout seeds into module trays and wait 3 weeks after germination to transplant into your garden or greenhouse.
What vegetables to grow with Crispus F1? Brussels sprouts are a favorite among pests, the best way to combat this is by planting plenty of aromatic plants close by. These can include basil, mint, and garlic. Marigolds are a particular favorite to repel insects as they release a substance that repels against nematodes.
How often should you water Brussels sprouts? Every three days. Crispus F1 needs around an inch of water each week unless the weather is slightly warmer then your plant will need more regular watering - early morning is best in warmer weather.
Crispus F1 Details
- Germination Time
- 7 - 14 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Days to Maturity
- 90 Days
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times