Plant Information

Franklin Brussels Sprouts

Franklin Brussels Sprouts
Grower Information

Common Name: Brussels Sprouts
Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Width: 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: These small, 1-in. (2-cm) sprouts look like miniature heads of cabbge and are tasty when steamed just to the point of tenderness or enjoyed raw.

Idea & Tips: The flavor of brussels sprouts is improved by a few light frosts.
The tall plants have less woody stalks than other varieties, so whole stem harvest is possible.
Days to Harvest: 80
Fruit Size: 1 in. (3 cm)
Grower Information: These 1-in. (3-cm) sprouts look like miniature heads of cabbage, and are tasty when steamed just to the point of tenderness or enjoyed raw. Their flavor is improved by a few light frosts. Grow Franklin as a Fall crop in the north and as a Fall and Winter crop in frost-free areas. With less-woody stalks than other varieties, whole stem harvest is possible.