Grow this commercial favorite, known as Long Island Improved, from freshly harvested Brassica oleracea seeds. Long Island Improved is an heirloom Brussels Sprout variety that was first Introduced in the late 1800's to early 1900's. It produces high yields of miniature, cabbage like sprouts along it's tall, thick stems. Each plant will reach a mature height of up to 24 inches tall, producing Sprouts that will measure roughly 1 to 2 inches in diameter.
Brussels Sprout is categorized as an annual crop. Annuals such as Long Island Improved will grow quickly from freshly harvested seeds, producing their fruits / crops within the same season and will later die with the first killing frost. The plants can be allowed to bolt, or go to seed, if you plan on regrowing new plants the following season.
Brussels Sprout is a nutritious vegetable that can be added to all sorts of culinary dishes. They also carry a few health benefits as well and are known as one of the worlds most beneficial crops. They are loaded with all sorts of vitamins and minerals and can prevent some cancers. To learn more about the health benefits of Brussels Sprout, you can click here for an article at whfoods.com.
This Brussels Sprout seed packet is 3.25″ x 4.50″ in dimension and includes a clear & colorful illustration on the front. It also includes detailed seed sowing instructions on the reverse side as well.
All Brussels Sprout seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO based seed products and are intended for the current and the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and constantly moved out due to popularity.