Brassica oleracea Brussels Sprout 'Bedford Fillbasket'
Brussels Sprout 'Bedford Fillbasket'
Brassica oleracea Brussels Sprout 'Bedford Fillbasket' often produces the largest, most solid sprouts and the heaviest yields; provides a continuous crop from early autumn to Christmas.
|Botanical name||Brassica oleracea|
|Common name||Brussels Sprout 'Bedford Fillbasket'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.6m - 1m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds very thinly during early spring in a well prepared seed bed in drills 1cm (½in) deep spaced 30cm (12in) apart. When the seedlings are about 15cm (6in) high transplant firmly to their final quarters 5 x 5cm (2 x 2in) apart. When the sprouts start to form pinch out the growing point at the top of the plant to assist development. Brussels sprouts should not be grown on the same piece of ground for 2 years running or follow other Brassicas (Cabbages, Cauliflowers etc.).|