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Brassicas: Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Kohlrabi and Asian Greens

With dozens of brassica vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection means the difference between success and disappointment. Use this guide to determine what Brussels sprouts, kale, kohlrabi and Asian greens will suit you best.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Bosworth Brussels Sprouts Tolerant to Disease
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Brussels Sprouts <em>&lsquo;Bosworth&rsquo;</em> F1

Dark green, dense, sweet sprouts are produced in abundance by this tough hybrid variety, which will stand well through cold winter weather. Some tolerance to downy mildew helps ensure a healthy crop.

Sow: Early to mid-spring
Harvest: Late fall to early winter
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun



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