Brussels sprout 'Falstaff'
Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group)
'Falstaff' is a Brussels sprout variety in the Mustard genus with a scientific name of Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group). Falstaff is a variety of heirloom OP Brussels sprout .
A purple Brussels sprout! Tiny little red “cabbages” fill out nicely along stems in fall, and hold their colour when cooked. I’ve had such consistently good performance from Falstaff that this variety quickly became a garden staple as well as a beautiful eye-catching addition.1
100-125 days. Replaces the Rubine. A beautiful garden plant – Ornamental purple strain; tall plants with sprouts the color of red cabbage, as tasty as green sprouts with a milder, nuttier flavor. Color intensifies after a hard frost, and color is retained when cooked. 2It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Falstaff is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.00 metres (3.25 feet).
United Kingdom is believed to be where Falstaff originates from.
Falstaff Brussels sprout needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Brussels sprout 'Falstaff'
Growing Falstaff from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Falstaff about 21 days before your last frost date.
Brussels sprout 'Falstaff' information
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