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New products at Dobies

by Sarah - September 22nd, 2010.
Filed under: Dobies, New Products.

New item at Dobies

Brussels Sprout Red Delicious Plants Pack of 16 Plug Plants
Brussels Sprout Red Delicious Plants Pack of 16 Plug Plants £5.95
A big improvement over older red brussels sprouts, this one retains its novel colour even after cooking! Produces good quality, flavoursome sprouts. Harvest December. Full growing instructions included. Pick from base upwards when small walnut size – pushing downwards to remove. F1 hybrids will all be ready at the same time. As autumn approaches earth up stems to anchor plants securely. HEALTH BENEFITS – Antioxidant. Good source of vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). ANTIOXIDANTS: Term used to describe a number of organic substances such as vitamins A, C & E, the mineral Selenium and ‘Carotenoids’ – the pigments which colour many fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are thought to help prevent cancers, heart and stroke problems by assisting in the ‘mopping up’ and expulsion from the body of substances known as ‘free radicals’ which can be created by exposure to various environmental pollutants.COOKING HINTS – Fresh use or freezing. Cut cross on base of sprout and boil for minimum period.