Brussels Sprouts, Long Island
- Compact plants
- Yield 50-100 sprouts over a season
- Sprouts grow to 1.5 inches
- Sweet flavor when harvested after frost
- 80-115 days from transplant
- ±6,400 seeds/oz
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but prefers a long, cool summer season.
Introduced in the 1890s. Once the most important commercial sprout variety in the U.S. Compact 24" plants yield 50-100 dark green 1½" sprouts over an extended period. 80-115 days from transplant. ±6,400 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow it
Start Indoors: 8-12 weeks before last frost
Direct Seed: 1/4" Deep
Germination: 5-30 Days
Plant Outdoors: 6-8” Apart
Brussels sprouts grow best when started indoors. Sow your seeds 1/4 inch deep in soil trays or pots. Seeds will take 5-10 days to germinate and should be transplanted after about 6-8 weeks. Plants are mature in 80-115 days from transplanting. Plant them outdoors just before the last frost and leave 24 inches between the plants.
There are about 6.4k seeds in an ounce of Long Island Brussels sprouts.