Distinctive, vivid, red-purple, one-inch Brussels sprouts have a slightly sweeter flavor than most green varieties, and they are a rich source of Vitamin C and folic acid. The high-yielding plants stand up to cool nights and frost. These mild-flavored Brussels sprouts will be popular at the dinner table late into the season. Aphids are less attracted to red Brussels sprouts than green ones. 140 days. Photo and text courtesy of Ball Seed. Care: Plant 20-30″ apart in rows 24-36″ apart in full sun, cool moist soil.
Eye Candy is a collection of Culinary Breeding Network’s top choices that are both great for winter garden growing and visually pleasing. During the gray of winter, these varieties are an exciting pop of color in the yard or field and on the plate. Anthocyanins are the pigments that create the purple color which are good for human health in addition to being beautiful.
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