Growing Brussels sprouts

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07 Apr 21 Kwena (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
How long does it take to have sprouts forming on the stem. I've planted in December and the plant is just green resembling a rape plant. Do I need to take off leaves from the bottom to encourage growth?
08 Apr 21 Anonymous (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
It says here 3 to 6 months to harvest time. Also plant Jan Feb.
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