New Brussels sprouts are tasting better, says Peter
New Brussels Sprout ‘Redarling’
F1 is very hardy, a deep-red colour with good flavour, and will be arriving on Christmas dinner plates this December.
Flower Sprout ‘Frivole Red’
F1 is a late maturing kind, and its leaves are colourful enough to go into flower borders. 3
Belgian growers are after small, neat round sprouts for deepfreezing. It’s a major crop for them.
If, after all of this, you still do not like sprouts, then garden centres are selling foil-wrapped chocolate sprouts at £1.99 for
16 (The Great Character Candy Company). They might suit the Belgians, but I would prefer larger chocolates!