Brussel Sprouts Long Island 150 Seeds
Popular sprout with 50-100 dark green tight 3-4cm heads on compact 50-60cm plants. Semi-upright, medium green leaves, heavy set of firm sprouts over an extended season. Good freezer.
Brussel Sprouts will not grow good "sprouts" in warm areas - they open and are floppy.
In warm areas they are likely to be infested with aphids Pick formed sprouts from the bottom of the stems leaving the plant growing. For winter use in very cold areas, dig up plants that have heads developed and set close together in a cold frame or cellar. Pack soil firmly round the roots. Keep cool but not freezing and they will continue to mature.
Culinary hints - cooking and eating Brussels sprouts
Remove any discoloured outer leaves.
Cut in half and steam with other vegetables.
Do not overcook as that produces the distinctive smell that puts people off eating Brussels sprouts!
They go well with a chopped tomato and onion mix.
- Sow Moderate Climate: Oct-Fb
- Sow Warm Climate: Jun-Apr
- Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: All Year Round
- Sow Tropical Climate: Feb-Nov
- Sowing Method: Raise Seedlings or Sow Direct
- Depth: 5mm
- Row Spacing: 50-70cm
- Plant Spacing: 40-60cm
- Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
- Emerge: 7-14 Days
- Harvest: 60-130 Days
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