Thursday 29 February 2024

Dobies - New Brussels Sprouts for 2024

Dobies have kindly sent me two new varieties of Brussels Sprouts that they have added to their catalogue this year called Marte & Churchill and both are F1

Brussels Sprout 'Marte' - Dobies, Average of 20 seeds per pack cost £3.49

A mild, sweet-tasting variety with no bitterness Well-spaced, mid-green buttons Vigorous plants producing good yields

Brussels Sprout 'Marte' is a superb F1 Hybrid, boasting a coveted RHS AGM. From October to Christmas these vigorous plants produce heavy yields of large, rounded sprouts that are well spaced on the stem for easy picking. 

The tasty buttons have a strong flavour with a delicate sweetness that leaves no bitterness or aftertaste in the mouth. With a lovely mid-green colour, these delicious Brussels Sprouts are the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas dinner.

Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Brussels Sprout ‘Churchill’ -  Dobies, Average of 20 seeds per pack cost £2.99 on Sale for 89p at the time of this post.

A first early variety maturing late August to October. British bred vigorous and easy to grow. Churchill produces good yields of tight evenly spaced buttons

Brussels Sprout ‘Churchill’ is an easy-to-grow, first early variety, maturing remarkably early from late August to October. It produces good yields of large to medium, tight, evenly spaced buttons with an excellent flavour. It is well adapted to a variety of climates. 

Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20").

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