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Brussels Sprouts

Long Island Improved

Old standard variety, good flavour, green sprouts 3-3.5cm, compactly set, fine for freezing. Short plant. 90-120 days.

Seed count: 300/g.

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Packet (170 seeds) $3.50
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20g $6.00
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100g $15.00
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400g $48.00
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General information:

Brussels Sprouts

Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

Developed around Brussels in 1500's. Source vitamins A and C, iron, calcium and folic acid. Harvests over 8 to 10 weeks. Prefers a near neutral soil, trim lower leaves to allow sprouts to develop. Flavour improves with frost, stores well at high humidity and low temperatures and suited to freezing. Sow summer, autumn.

Brussels Sprouts planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Apr
Subtropic:Feb-Jun
Mild:Dec-Apr
Cold/Frost:Oct-Feb
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:45-60
Row space cm:100
Depth cm:.5-1
Best soil temp:7-30 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:225-300
Rate per hectare:400g
Average days to maturity:85-95
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