Brukale Petit Posy

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea gemmifera

approx 20 seeds

Availability: In stock

$4.95

Details

This British bred variety is a more subtle tasting combination of the two great traditional European flavours of Kale and Brussels Sprouts. ‘Flower sprouts’ are versatile, nutritious and an attractive addition to a meal.

How To Grow

Sow in seed trays or directly into garden beds. Sow seeds 6mm (¼in) deep. Firm down and keep moist. Prefers a sunny, sheltered position. Transplant to final position when approximately 7cm (3in) high, with 60cm (24in) between plants and rows. Keep moist. Harvest: 16-20 weeks from sowing. For a continuous crop, pick sprouts from the bottom up as they ripen.

Sow

Summer, Autumn

Soil Type

well cultivated

When

Late Summer to Autumn.

Where

In seed trays or directly into garden beds. Prefers a sunny, sheltered position.

How Sow

Sow seeds 6mm (¼in) deep. Firm down and keep moist.

Care

Transplant to final position when approximately 7cm (3in) high, with 60cm (24in) between plants and rows. Keep moist. Harvest: 16-20 weeks from sowing. For a continuous crop, pick sprouts from the bottom up as they ripen.

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Recipe

Brukale with Carrots, Almond & Garlic

Brukale with Carrots, Almond & Garlic

Ingredients

    :
  • 300g Brukales, halved
  • 1 bunch baby carrots, cleaned & trimmed
  • 60g butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

    Instructions

    1. Place brukale and carrots in a steamer basket or insert over a saucepan of barely simmering water. Cover and steam for 7-10 minutes or until just tender. Set aside.
    2. Melt butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium heat until butter is foaming. Add almonds and garlic. Cook, stirring, until golden.
    3. Increase heat to medium-high. Add brukale and carrots. Cook, tossing, for 1-2 minutes. Season and serve as a side dish to fish, meat or chicken.
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