Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts

Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts

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    Open pollinated. Heirloom
    • 100 days. 
    • Old time favorite, grows to 2' tall. 
    • Highly productive of medium green 1" to 1.5" round, firm sprouts. 
    • Good for home gardens because sprouts mature over a period of several weeks. 
    • Freezes well. 

     Planting Directions:  Sow seeds in a cold frame or indoors in early spring with a soil temperature of 50° to  86°77° optimum. Sow seeds in flats or pots 1/4” deep. Germination takes 7-12 days.  Prepare soil early in the spring, adding a complete fertilizer high in phosphorus and potassium or  incorporate rich compost into planting area. Brussels Sprouts is a heavy feeder. Grows best in cool weather.  Needs full sun, but will not do well in  heat. Transplant when plants are  3-6” tall, spacing them 2’ apart. Transplant after last frost in your area.  Set seedlings up to 3” deeper than they were in seed pots.  Water moderately keeping soil evenly moist.  Note:  Do not plant where other brassicas grew the previous two years.