How to Grow Brussels Sprouts
FAQ's for Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

 

■Sprout Size: 1 to 2 inches
■Matures: 85 to 95 days
Bubbles Brussels sprouts is prized for excellent flavor and the ability to hold well on the plant so that you can enjoy an extended harvest. The green sprouts, or 'mini-cabbages' are very well protected by the leaves. Bubbles hybrid is more tolerant of warm weather than most varieties and is also tolerant to powdery mildew and rust. Plants get about two feet tall. High in protein. An excellent source of vitamin C. Freeze well for storage. Space transplants 18 inches apart.

Nutritional Information

Like its relatives cabbage and broccoli, brussels sprouts are filled with phytonutrients that help the body’s natural defense systems protect us against disease. One-half cup of cooked sprouts contains a huge amount of Vitamin A and beta-carotene, both of which play important roles in defending the body against infection and promoting good skin.

1/2 cup cooked brussels sprouts:

■Calories: 28
■Carbohydreates: 6 grams
■Dietary Fiber: 2 grams
■Protein: 2 grams
■Vitamin C: 81% DV
■Vitamin A: 12%
■Vitamin K: 137%
■Folate: 12%
■Vitamin B6: 7%
■Manganese: 9%
■Potassium: 7

 

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