Brussels Sprouts Long Island Improved – Item #57


A garden favorite since the 1890s. Sturdy, semi-dwarf plants bear an abundance of dark green, tender sprouts for several weeks. Delicious roasted or steamed.

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Additional information

Weight 1.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 30″ (76cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Sow in rich, moist soil four to six weeks before last spring frost. Time your plantings to mature while weather is cool, usually late spring or early fall. Start indoors six weeks before last spring frost date. Transplant outdoors two weeks before last frost. Sow in midsummer for a fall crop, or late fall in mild climates. Feed monthly with compost tea or vegetable fertilizer to maintain vigorous growth.

Brussels sprouts are ready to harvest when the heads are firm and about 2″ in diameter.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea

Matures In: 90 days