Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

 

Developed around Brussels in the 1500's.  Kids have been complaining ever since. 

 

A good source of vitamins A and C, iron, calcium and folic acid.

Harvest continues over 8 to 10 weeks.

 

'Long Island Improved' is an old standard variety with good flavour and green sprouts 3-3.5cm.  Sprouts are compactly set on a short plant. 

 

Brussels Sprouts store well at high humidity and low temperatures and are suited to freezing. 

Brussels Sprouts - Long Island improved

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  • Brussels Sprouts prefer a near neutral soil.

    Trim lower leaves to allow sprouts to develop.

    Flavour improves with frost. 

    Full sun in rich well drained soil.

    Keep well watered for full sprouts.