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brussel sprouts

My brussel sprouts did not fully mature and most are 1/2 to 3/4 inches in diameter. They look great and I assume can be eaten. Will they be bitter or should I just toss them and try again next year? Thank you.


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#1 Comment By theficuswrangler On 11/30/2014 @ 4:18 am

There is certainly no reason you can’t pick the sprouts you have and try them to see how they taste. There are many different varieties, some might be smaller than others, yours might be smaller because of something in the growing of them, etc. Here’s a little info on harvesting them: [1]
and maybe some thoughts for next year: [2]

#2 Comment By Nikki On 12/01/2014 @ 3:35 pm

They can be eaten, though you have a 50/50 chance that they will be more bitter or more sweet. If it was a problem with the plant that stunted it, it will likely be bitter. But, if was just that the plant did not have enough time to mature them, then they will be sweeter than you might be use to.


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