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brussels sprout 'Igor' F1

brussels sprout or Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group) 'Igor' F1

RHS award of garden merit
approx 30 seeds £2.80
  • Position:
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive
  • Hardiness:

    Strong and vigorous, reliable plants, with exceptionally sweet and solidmid-green buttons. Plants are very hardy and stand well in the ground.
    Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance. Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow thinly, cover with 1.5cm of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover tray with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx. 13ºC.Seedlings appear 14-21 days Remove cover when seedlings appear. Transplant to further trays if necessary.When approx. 10cm tall stand outside for a few days (avoid frosts).Transplant in April to May to final position with 60cm between plants and rows. Firm in well, keep moist and weed free
    To prevent disease rotate brassica crops each year.

  • Sow: February to March

  • Harvest: December to March

  • Approximate quantity: 30 seeds.