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Anonymous added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

Do you harvest Brussel sprouts after the first freeze? I was told that Brussel sprouts should not be picked until the first frost. They will taste much better. Is that true?

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Answered on August 6, 2015

This really depends more on the variety planted and your region. It is generally better to wait until they have reached anywhere from 1/2 to 1 inch before harvesting. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/brussels-sprouts/harvesting-brussel-sprouts.htm

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