Brussels Sprouts Long Island is a
standard open-pollinated variety since the 1890s.
Heavy yields of delicious
Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts.
Botanical Name: (B. oleracea)
Approximately 100 seeds per packet.
Days To Maturity:100
Best when planted in the early spring or late fall
as the plants prefer cool temperatures.
Several light frosts actually improve the taste.
Start like broccoli, setting out 2 months
before first frost in the fall.
Rich soil is essential for lots of brussels sprouts.
How To Harvest Brussels Sprouts Long Island
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
Seed pods must reach maturity on the mother plant.
When pods are dry and brown,
they can be harvested and broken open.
Black rot, black leg and black leaf spot
are seedborne diseases.
Hot water treatment can reduce transmission.