Brussels Sprouts 'Long Island Improved' Seeds

Heirloom. Lots of tasty sprouts on short, self-supporting stems.

Availability: In stock



The standard open-pollinated variety since the 1890s and still a great pick today! Compact 24" plants yield 50-100 tender, dark green 1½" sprouts over an extended period. This variety is great for freezing.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera
Life Cycle Biennial
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 90-100
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Seeds Per Pack 200