Very cold-hardy plant. Takes much longer to mature, can be planted 4 weeks before frost free date. You can start seeds indoor and transplant outdoors. Harden transplants before transplanting them outdoors.
Harvest sprouts they are about two inches in diameter. They are of excellent qualityafter first frost while the quality is very low when harvested in hot weather. Sprouts can be left on plant in mild winter, and harvested when needed.
Apply garden fertilizer at the same rate as for beets, plant 18 inches within the row, and rows 36 inches apart, plant at the same depth as they were in the container.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
They are grown for cabbage like sprouts that develop above the leaves on the stems.