Details: brussels sprouts

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BRASSICACEAE family brassica oleracea
Submitted by: ltward
Cultivation   
Brussels Sprouts plants should be placed in full sun approximately 18 inches apart. It enjoys a pH between 6.0 and 7.0. Amend the soil so that it has plenty of phosphorus (P), and potassium (K).
Starting from Seed
To start from seed, plant seeds 0.250 inches deep 5 weeks before the last frost. Transplant to larger containers if necessary. Harden off and move to the garden 1 days after the last frost.
To print a schedule of when to start seeds indoors, when to move outside, and when to direct sow, go to Browse and select the plants you are interested in. Then go to the Planting Schedule.
Seed Saving
Isolate plants by 660 feet for home use. For total purity isolate by 2460 feet. Brussels sprouts will cross with other members of the brassicaceae family (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and kohlrabi.