Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group) 'Revenge'
Brussels Sprout - F1 Hybrid 'Revenge'
Brassica oleracea Brussels Sprout 'Revenge' is high quality variety with good levels of disease resistance and a vigorous, sturdy growth habit, producing heavy crops of dark-green, sweet buttons. Later mid-season maturity means Christmas harvest, and the buttons will also hold exceptionally well until February. Seeds are in the RHS Vegetable Collection.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group)|
|Common name||Brussels Sprout - F1 Hybrid 'Revenge'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Winter|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds late March to mid April, thinly in a well-prepared seedbed, 12mm (½ inch) deep in rows 30cm (12 inches) apart. Keep well watered and cover with fine netting to deter birds and cabbage caterpillar attack. Transplant when large enough to handle into well prepared, firm soil allowing 75cm (3 inches) apart between plants each way. Plant firmly to reduce risk of poor quality buttons and plants leaning over. Water until established. Earth up the soil around Prefers an open site on fertile, moist, well drained soil. Harvest mid December to February. Good holding qualities.|