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plotstoeat

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kallets
« on: October 09, 2019, 10:22:09 »
Has anyone grown these odd greens? Sound very nice.

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Obelixx

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Re: kallets
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 12:29:58 »
They were called flower sprouts a few years ago when I grew them after first seeing them on a TV cookery show and then finding them on sale in our local Belgian supermarket, but pricey.  Tried them and loved them so grew them and they were good.

Just the once tho as we moved to this new garden the following year and haven't tried them again yet.
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Re: kallets
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 06:12:49 »
Yes, I grow them. My plants are taller than all my Brussels sprouts so take a bit of netting against butterflies, pigeons etc, and probably benefit from staking.  They currently have some aphid but I haven’t had that previously. Otherwise they’re trouble free, tough plants and produce miniature kale for several weeks from now until well into spring.

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« Reply #3 on: Today at 09:50:26 »
No, but they look good. Where can I get seeds?
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