Brussels Sprout
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What Am I?

Brussels sprouts resemble small cabbages. They are firm and bright green in color. They are believed to have originated from Brussels, Belgium.

How do I Grow?

  • Brussels sprouts grow on a stalk.
  • They have a long and cool growing season.
  • The growing season in Wisconsin is from September to December.
stalks of Brussels sprouts

Nutrition Facts

Brussels sprouts are a good source of vitamin C, A, potassium, calcium, and fiber. Brussels sprouts also contain some protein. They can be added to a salad, steamed, baked, boiled, or air-fried.

Fun Facts

  • Brussels sprouts are in the same family as broccoli, cauliflower, and Bok choy.
  • Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable.
  • Over-cooking sprouts can result in an unpleasant odor.