Brussels Sprouts
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Slow Growth

Zone NW FL | jad4254 added on August 23, 2012 | Answered

My Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts seem to be growing very slowly and are only leaves, no flowers or heads.

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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 4, 2012

These plants grow best in cool weather. Warm weather can slow their growth and can even cause them to bolt. When cooler weather arrives, they should do better.

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jad4254
Answered on October 12, 2012

I've learned something new since I posted this Question.
When I started all my plants from seed. I started them in those little
Jiffy Pots, The directions said when the plants were big enough
to put in ground to just plant pot and all and pot will come apart
and become part ofground and root system.
I found out yesterday that is not true. All the plants I put in the ground
that way hadn't grown because the pots were still in one piece and
plants were root bound. So I carefully broke up the pots and
replanted them.So I guss I'll see what happens now.

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