You are here

Share page with AddThis

Brussels Sprout

Syngenta have been the leading player in the UK Brussels Sprout seed market for many years.The 2016 Syngenta Brussels Sprouts range continues to provide those varieties favoured by sprout growers across the country with the addition of our latest varieties – Cobelius and Splendus.

ABACUS*

Early sowing programme

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Abacus

  • Excellent standing ability
  • Combines earliness with uniform cylindrical button development
  • Suitable for February sowings and autumn sown over-wintered young plants

ALBARUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Albarus

  • Good frost tolerance
  • January to March maturity
  • Dark, bold buttons
  • Excellent holding ability

AURELIUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Aurelius

  • Ideal for the Christmas harvest period
  • Strong against lodging with excellent holding ability
  • Very uniform button quality and grading

BATAVUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Batavus

  • Healthy dark green buttons
  • Late variety with good frost tolerance
  • January to late March maturity

CLODIUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Clodius

  • Long harvest window
  • Medium height
  • Good disease resistance
  • Excellent holding ability
  • Mild tasting, attractive buttons

COBELIUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Cobelius

  • Matures late November
  • Excellent holding throughout December
  • Bright fresh looking buttons
  • High yielding, with clean, evenly spaced buttons
  • Good leaf drop and easy harvesting
  • A popular choice for the Christmas market

COBUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Cobus

  • High yielding, high quality button performance
  • Excellent button quality
  • Very attractive in appearance, with the contrast of a small butt with dark base leaves

CRISPUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Crispus

  • Club Root version of Maximus with the same mid/early harvest
  • Growing reliability due to its high Club Root resistance
  • Smooth, good quality buttons and small butt

CRYPTUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Cryptus

  • Follows on from Crispus for continual supply from clubroot land
  • Strong against lodging
  • Reliable due to its high clubroot resistance
  • Smooth good quality buttons
  • Uniform button quality
  • Ideal for the Christmas period

GENIUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Genius

  • Tall, sturdy, vigorous variety
  • December variety
  • High yielding, attractive buttons
  • Mainly grown in Scotland
  • Reliable with excellent holding ability

GIGANTUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Gigantus

  • Strong vigour
  • Needs less nitrogen to start
  • High yielding
  • Not to plant before 1st May

GLADIUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Gladius

  • Early mid-season variety with the possibility to plan a second planting
  • Harvests from the end of September to mid November
  • Sturdy plants, very good cylindrical setting
  • Easy deleafing
  • Dark, smooth buttons with a mild taste

HELEMUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Helemus

  • High yielding, high quality variety
  • Attractive dark green buttons
  • Excellent holding ability and disease tolerance
  • Ideal for late autumn and the Christmas market

LEWITUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Lewitus

  • Tall sturdy plant
  • High yielding
  • Excellent quality buttons
  • Reliable with excellent holding ability
  • Ideal for the Christmas market

MAXIMUS

Early sowing programme

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Maximus

  • Leading quality variety for early and mid-season machine harvesting
  • Offers a wide harvest window
  • From successive plantings made in April/May it can be used throughout the entire mid-season period to produce outstanding button quality

PETRUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Petrus

  • Suitable for late harvest in the Mid winter period of January and February with excellent frost tolerance and holding ability 
  • Produces a uniform high quality button
  • Excellent variety for Scotland and Lincolnshire
  • Attractive dark green button

PROFITUS*

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Profitus

  • Plant mid-May onwards
  • Strong vigorous variety with uniform and cylindrical sprouts
  • Easy deleafing
  • Finer grading but high number of sprouts per stalk and dense button
  • High yield potential

SPLENDUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Splendus

  • Very late segment – Feb into March
  • Follows on from Petrus
  • Sturdy, high yielding
  • Dark green buttons
  • Well spaced buttons with excellent leaf drop
  • Reduces the need for expensive imports

TITUS

Normal sowing programme

Benefits of Titus

  • Excellent field standing ability
  • Excellent deleafing
  • Outstanding uniform button quality
  • Smooth button for fresh market
  • Advised to plant early May