Brussels sprouts belong to the Brassica oleracea family. The sprouts appear on the stem of the plant and their diameter ranges from 2.5 to 5 centimeters. They are harvested once they reach a firm texture. The leaves vary in shades of pistachio to sea green with a creamy yellow-white color inside. There are numerous varieties according to color, size, flavor, and harvesting season.
Year-round. Costa Rica.
Year-round. Dominican Republic and USA.