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Brussel Sprouts


Arizona Cooperative Extension provides information about 1) environmental preferences, 2) cultural practices and common problems in planting Brussel sprouts, and 3) harvesting and storage methods 

  • Brussel Sprouts (Home and Gardening Series of University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service)

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension provides well-organized Brussel sprouts gardening information. The information includes 1) environment, 2) cultural practices, 3) planting time, 4) spacing and depth of planting, 5) care tips, 6) harvesting, 7) common problems such as insects and disease, and 8) frequently asked questions. 

Mississippi State University Extension Service provides general information about Brussel sprouts and suggests beans varieties for gardening. 

  • Brussel Sprouts (the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, UF/IFAS)

UF/IFAS provides Brussel sprouts planting information for home gardeners as well as farmers in Florida. 

This file contains Brussel sprouts gardening information including varieties, climate, growing transplants, to seed outdoors for a fall crop, soils, irrigation, insect control, harvesting, and even cooking/serving. 

This page provides information about plant characteristics, growing information, and varieties. 

This Texas A&M University page lists frequently asked questions and answers regarding Brussel sprouts gardening. 

The Gardener's Network provides information about varieties, days to maturity, sowing, insects and pets, and diseases in growing plants from the cabbage family such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, and cauliflower. 

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service provides general information for cole crops (broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi) gardening. The information includes environmental preferences, culture, cultural practices, common problems, and harvesting and storage. 

This Farm & Garden page provides not only general information about Brussel sprouts but also gardening information such as seeding, germination, transplanting, and watering.  

West Virginia University Extension Service provides Brussel sprouts growing information including varieties, soil, fertilization, and disease management. 

University of Illinois Extension provides Brussel sprouts gardening information including varieties, when to plant, spacing & depth, care, harvesting, common problems, and growing Q&A.


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