Annual Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea) flourish in cool conditions, making a tall stem lined with scores of yummy, healthy sprouts. Should be green and firm. Brown stains are a sign the plant is suffering from a problem like problem , pest infestation or a disease.
Treat Bacterial Leafspot With Fungicide
Leaf spot affects many cabbage-family crops, including Brussels sprouts. Symptoms consist of small purple or black spots that gradually grow in size, turning brown and brittle. The stains are surrounded by rings. The disease may be treated with a fungicide. Thoroughly mix of fungicide in 1 gallon of water at a hand sprayer and spray every seven to 10 days. Protect yourself by wearing long sleeves, rubber gloves and long pants, and keep unused contents out of the reach of kids and pets.
Destroy Crops With Ringspot
Also known as black blight, ringspot is a disorder which causes leaf spots which may be light brown . The stains eventually form concentric halos, and lesions and leaf drop may happen. Within the stains, across fruiting structures may be seen by you. Ringspot spores polluted seed, with the disease flourishing in cool, moist conditions and are usually spread by wind. Pull up diseased Brussels sprouts plants and replace them using seeds or disease-free seedlings, if there is time in the growing season.
Aphids Cause Feeding Damage
Cabbage aphids are dark-colored insects which may afflict Brussels sprouts, inducing stippled feeding harm which may resemble a disorder. Aphids may also leave behind sticky honeydew, which brings mould. The plants with a strong stream of water from the garden hose to knock off the aphids. Don’t use insecticides, which kill predators which may help keep aphid populations in check. Keep the region around your crops weed-free so the aphids don’t have a place.
Good Care Allergic Issues
Proper maintenance helps ensure a healthy crop of Brussels sprouts. Plant them in a bright, bright place with well-draining soil in late winter or late summer, or at least 90 to 100 days before the summer heat or early frosts hit. To allow for air flow, space plants 24 to 36 inches apart. Give each planted Brussels sprouts plant a boost of nutrition by mixing 1 cup of a granulated 5-10-10 fertilizer to 12 quarts of water. Water regularly to make certain that the soil stays moist.