Brussel sprouts are a cool season, slow-growing crop. In warmer areas it is important to start these indoors so that they get a head start before it gets too warm.
How to Grow:Brussel sprouts are planted indoors 6-10 weeks before your last spring frost and 14-16 weeks before your first fall frost. You can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App. Brussel sprout seeds are planted 1/2 inch deep, 1 per square, in the full sun to part shade. Take care to notice what plants are around the area as well, see the companion plant section below. Brussel sprouts will sprout within 7-14 days with constant moisture.
Companion Plants:Companion planting is a vital part of organic gardening. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. There are also plants that do not like being next to each other. Some plants get too tall and can provide too much shade for your plant. Sometimes certain plants attract the same pests, so it is important to try and separate these.