Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera 'Royal Marvel Hybrid'; Family; Brassicaceae (Mustard Family); Family; Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
Height: 30 - 36 inches.
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants; 24 - 36 inches between rows.
Depth: Seeds - 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Yield: 50 - 100 heads per plant.
Fruit: Uniform 1 inch diameter. Dark green sprouts.
Days To Maturity: 120 days - 85 days from transplant.
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, deep, well drained soil.
Size: 1 inch.
Comments: Royal Marvel is an extra early hybrid with wingless uniform, round shaped sprouts and dark green color. Sprouts are spaced evenly on the stalk for ease of harvest. Suitable for fresh and freezer markets. Good quality after blanching and freezing. Excellent sprout quality. Tolerant to tipburn. Brussels sprouts are good for you. They're said to be great for detoxifying harmful chemicals, and a 1 cup serving is extremely high in vitamin c, rich in protein, low in sodium and fat, moderate in vitamin A, riboflavin and iron and moderately high in potassium and fiber.