Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea (Gemmifera Group) Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Brussels sprout Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:BrassicaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Annual, Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Obovate, Orbicular, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Yellow, Sep- Oct
Fruit: Silique, Green-yellow, Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Kale-like but with large leaf buds (or "Brussel sprouts") forming (seedlings with rounded leaf blades).