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Brussels Sprout Seeds - Montgomery F1
£2.79
Brussels Sprout Seeds - Montgomery F1

Brussels Sprout Seeds - Montgomery F1

Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

A British bred late mid-season brussels sprout with dark green, round, smooth sprouts of excellent flavour. Harvest November to January. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Maturing time approximately 30-36 weeks from time of sowing.

TOBY'S TIPS: “Plant firmly on light soils and earth up round the stems in autumn as the plants may topple (technically known as ‘lodging’) over with autumn winds.”

 

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Sowing Time February, March-late April Flower / Fruit from November-January
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Has a very good flavour

A British bred late mid-season brussels sprout with dark green, round, smooth sprouts of excellent flavour. Harvest November to January. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Maturing time approximately 30-36 weeks from time of sowing.

TOBY'S TIPS: “Plant firmly on light soils and earth up round the stems in autumn as the plants may topple (technically known as ‘lodging’) over with autumn winds.”

 

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

For maincrop, sow on a prepared seed bed outdoors early March-late April. For early crops, sow in frames or under cloches during February. Put the plants out in their final growing positions at 60-90cm (2-3') apart in well-firmed soil May-early June. Harvest November to January.

Pick from base upwards when small walnut size - pushing downwards to remove. F1 hybrids will all be ready at the same time. As autumn approaches earth up stems to anchor plants securely. HEALTH BENEFITS - Antioxidant. Good source of vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). ANTIOXIDANTS: Term used to describe a number of organic substances such as vitamins A, C & E, the mineral Selenium and 'Carotenoids' - the pigments which colour many fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are thought to help prevent cancers, heart and stroke problems by assisting in the 'mopping up' and expulsion from the body of substances known as 'free radicals' which can be created by exposure to various environmental pollutants.
COOKING HINTS - Fresh use or freezing. Cut cross on base of sprout and boil for minimum period.

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