Growing Brussels sprouts

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05 Oct 21 APB (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Would`nt even bother to grow these Again .. grew in trays .. Put some in pots ( Big fail, due to the very large root system) some in the garden very healthy.. takes up a lot of room, takes way to long to grow in a small garden.. all it did was keep the slugs happy , shaded out, every other growing vegetables.. Lost my patience.. and ripped them all out..6 months from seed to harvest is too long. cheaper just to buy in the store in season
11 Oct 21 Anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
A couple of points. Plant tall plants in the southern end of your garden (then they don't shade other plants). The sun crosses approx over head E to W in the summer and in the north in winter NE to NW.
05 Oct 21 Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Gardenate does not recommend growing Brussels sprouts in Sub Tropical NZ www.gardenate.com/plant/Brussels sprouts?zone=7

Would`nt even bother to grow these Again .. grew in trays .. Put some in pots ( Big fail, due to the very large root system) some in the garden very healthy.. takes up a lot of room, takes way to long to grow in a small garden.. all it did was keep the slugs happy , shaded out, every other growing vegetables.. Lost my patience.. and ripped them all out..6 months from seed to harvest is too long. cheaper just to buy in the store in season

- APB

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