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I have been growing Jade Cross Brussell sprouts for years and have
always had great crops. This year, however, the plants are big and
beautiful as always but not a sprout to be found! I didn't do
anything different that I know of. What happened? Anybody else ever
have this problem?
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I have huge beautiful plants with little tiny nubs for sprouts. They did
this last year, and it wasn't until late October or November or so that they
actually grew. I ate b.sprouts all winter long. In February I was picking
big fat sprouts off of the plants, those that survived the snow and ice
(which was most of them).

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I have been growing Jade Cross Brussell sprouts for years and have
always had great crops. This year, however, the plants are big and
beautiful as always but not a sprout to be found! I didn't do
anything different that I know of. What happened? Anybody else ever
have this problem?



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On Sep 6, 8:37*pm, "Zootal" wrote:
I have huge beautiful plants with little tiny nubs for sprouts. They did
this last year, and it wasn't until late October or November or so that they
actually grew. I ate b.sprouts all winter long. In February I was picking
big fat sprouts off of the plants, those that survived the snow and ice
(which was most of them).

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I have been growing Jade Cross Brussell sprouts for years and have
always had great crops. *This year, however, the plants are big and
beautiful as always but not a sprout to be found! *I didn't do
anything different that I know of. *What happened? *Anybody else ever
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I can hardly believe that! I'm in northern Wisconsin and my plants
will just plain freeze to death before then! I sure would like to
know what the deal is though. This has never happened before.
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I can hardly believe that! I'm in northern Wisconsin and
my plants will just plain freeze to death before then! I
sure would like to know what the deal is though. This has
never happened before.


have you tried topping them? cut off the tops. that sometimes
forces them to make sprouts.
if it was too cool they may not make sprouts. if it's too hot
they don't make sprouts either, until it starts cooling down
at night.
i've had years where they didn't start forming sprouts until
September, but i had nice fat sprouts by Thanksgiving, even
after a couple freezes. i'm in NH. i also just leave them on
the plants all winter & harvest as needed. freezing makes them
sweeter.
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On Sep 7, 3:22*pm, enigma wrote:
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I can hardly believe that! *I'm in northern Wisconsin and
my plants will just plain freeze to death before then! *I
sure would like to know what the deal is though. *This has
never happened before.


have you tried topping them? cut off the tops. that sometimes
forces them to make sprouts.
*if it was too cool they may not make sprouts. if it's too hot
they don't make sprouts either, until it starts cooling down
at night.
*i've had years where they didn't start forming sprouts until
September, but i had nice fat sprouts by Thanksgiving, even
after a couple freezes. i'm in NH. i also just leave them on
the plants all winter & harvest as needed. freezing makes them
sweeter.
lee
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Last night while sitting in my chair
I pinged a host that wasn't there
It wasn't there again today
The host resolved to NSA.


Ok, I'll try that. Thanks.
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On Sep 7, 4:51*pm, HawaiianEye wrote:
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I have been growing Jade Cross Brussell sprouts for years and have
always had great crops. *This year, however, the plants are big and
beautiful as always but not a sprout to be found! *I didn't do
anything different that I know of. *What happened? *Anybody else ever
have this problem?


Try cutting them back a bit. That's worked for me.


I will try that. Thanks.
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