Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill

Crop: Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea)

Use/Type: Standard

Breeder: Heike-Marie Eubanks

OSSI Pledge Date: 3/16/2016

Release Date: 3/16/2016

Bred for Organic Systems: Yes

Commercial Availability: Yes

Variety Type: Finished Variety

Description

An open pollinated variety bred from an expired hybrid and several other sources using bio-dynamic growing practices. a) a sturdy, upright plant appr. 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall with good foliage cover of slightly savoyed dark green leaves. b) Sprouts 1 1/2 inches, oval, tightly wrapped, medium green. c) Taste mild, crunchy. d) Maturity: Started in June will produce in early January in USDA zone 8, until early March when flowering proceeds.e) At present this variety is about 85 % to type. Off types may be small plants, have tip burn, or sprouts do not close tightly, esp at base of stem. Some sprouts are more roundish and maturity dates may vary with smaller sprouts filling out later.

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