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Brussel Sprout, Long Island Improved

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Long Island Improved, Brussel Sprout Seed: 0.75g = approx. 160 seeds

Brussel Sprout, Long Island Improved

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Brussel Sprout - Long Island Improved -Brassica oleracea

Plant produces very high yields of round dark green flavorful Brussels Sprouts. This variety is great for freezing.

Soil & Water: Start spring seedlings 4-5 weeks before transplanting. Start fall transplants 2-3 months before first frost. Transplant out to the garden when 3” tall at least 90 days before your first frost in midsummer. Needs cool temperatures to head properly – will bolt in heat. Keeping soil evenly moist is a must for a healthy crop.

Planting & Growing: The sprouts develop from the lowest to the highest. So once the nibs of the sprouts are visible, remove the lowermost 6-8 leaves to allow them to develop and continue up the plant each week or two, leaving only the uppermost leaves intact to continue feeding the plant.

Harvesting & Storage: About 3 weeks before harvest, remove the top of the plant to speed completion of sprout development along the stem area. When the sprouts have reach a fullness (1"-2") harvest by cutting or snapping off the stem. Do not allow them to become "overblown" as you they can lose flavor and texture.

Did You Know? Melons are in the same gourd family as cucumbers, pumpkins, and squash.

Soil Temperature: 55-70F

Planting Depth: 1/4"

Germination: 5-10 Days

Height At Maturity: 20"-24"

Days To Maturity: 90 Days

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Spacing After Thinning: 15"-18"

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