Brussel Sprout Long Island Improved

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Excellent self supporting stocky semi-dwarf variety with leaves closely spaced, producing large numbers of 1 inch closely packed tight sweet sprouts on the short 24 inch plants. Heavy set of firm sprouts over a long season. Good for the freezer.

  • Seed Count: 1000

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Brussel Sprout Long Island Improved

Brussel Sprout Long Island Improved. Excellent self supporting stocky semi-dwarf variety with leaves closely spaced, producing large numbers of 1 inch closely packed tight sweet sprouts on the short 24 inch plants. Heavy set of firm sprouts over a long season. Good for the freezer.

Cultivation Advice Brussel Sprout Long Island Improved

  • For an early crop start seeds indoors in the earliest part of spring.
  • Or direct sow seeds outdoors in late Spring after last frost.
  • Cover seed with 1/8 inch fine soil.
  • For a later fall-winter crop, sow seeds directly outdoors or start indoors by midsummer.
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • When seedlings are 2 inches tall indoors, thin to 2 inches apart or transplant to individual pots.
  • Transplant seedlings outdoors after hardening off, when danger of serious frost has passed.
  • Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart in rows 2 to 3 feet apart depending upon available garden space.
  • Brussels Sprouts grow best in a sunny location with fairly rich well drained compacted soil.
  • Harvest sprouts from bottom of plant up as heads mature.
  • Do not grow in same area of garden where members of cabbage family were grown the year before.