Brussels Sprouts 'Long Island Improved' Seeds

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Brussels Sprouts 'Long Island Improved' - 50 Seeds

An extremely old heirloom variety - developed around Brussels in 1500's.

Source of  vitamins A and C, iron, calcium and folic acid. For best results and longer crops, harvests over 8 to 10 weeks. This variety prefers a near neutral soil, trim lower leaves as they appear to allow sprouts to develop. Flavour improves with frost, so don't be deterred if you live in a cold climate. Stores very well at high humidity and low temperatures and suited to freezing.

An all round hardy brussels sprout variety.

Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings and plant out or sow directly 
Sowing Depth 7mm
Growing Season Autumn & Summer
Germination Time 7-15 days at around 7-21c
Hardiness Biennial 
Plant Spacing  70cm
Plant Height 80cm
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well manured soil
Days Until Maturity  90-120 days 
Growing tips Feed well with liquid fertiliser 

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