Long Island Improved Brussel Sprouts Heirloom Seeds
Grown for its small (typically 2.5 cm diameter) leafy green buds, which resemble miniature cabbages. Recommended soil pH 6-7
Ease-of-care: Moderately difficult-Requires good soil, timely planting and protection from pests.
Easy to grow.
Harvest in 85-95 days
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed.
Best planted at soil temperatures between 17°C and 30°C.
Space plants: 45-60cm
In brief, Brussel Sprout plants are very high in vitamin C. Brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin C.
Brussels sprouts can also be included in dieting programs, as it is a low calorie food. Along with broccoli and
other Brassica vegetables, Brussels sprouts are a source of indole-3-carbinol, a chemical which boosts DNA
repair in cells and appears to block the growth of cancer cells.
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