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Are Purple Brussel Sprouts Natural?
Last Updated: 29th June, 2020
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Thereof, can brussel sprouts be purple?
Their leaves display layers of deep purple to sea green with violet red tips and veins. Purple brussels sprouts offer a slightly nutty and much sweeter flavor than their green counterpart. When cooked the purple coloring will fade slightly but will not disappear.
Additionally, are Brussel Sprouts Natural? Although native to the Mediterranean region with other cabbage species, Brussels sprouts first appeared in northern Europe during the fifth century, later being cultivated in the 13th century near Brussels, from which they derived their name.
Thereof, why are my brussel sprouts purple?
Potassium Deficiency. The plant cannot gather enough potassium in the soil, and it causes a purple color on the leaves, buds, stems, or a combination of these. Also, some plants, including some brassicas, are inefficient at taking up potassium during cold weather. Thus, many plants become purplish in cold weather.
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