'Catskill' is a prodigious producer of bountiful yields of richly flavored, extra-large, deep-green 2" round sprouts that flank super-sturdy stalks. Flavorful favorite is a good choice for both fresh eating or freezing. Tolerates light frost, Tolerates hard frost, Needs summer shade. Brussels sprouts plants grow to be anywhere between 24"-50" in height.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.