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Heirloom Vegetables - Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts


 

Predates modern hybrid varieties. A light frost or two will enhance the brussel sprouts flavor.

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Thought to have been grown in Belgium as early as the 13th century. The first written reference date is 1587 when they were popular in the southern Netherlands. This strain of brussel sprouts predates modern hybrid varieties. Compact 24" plants produced 50-100 dark green 1-2" sprouts prized for their sweet, refreshing flavor. A light frost or two will enhance the flavor. Brussels sprouts contain sulforaphane, a chemical believed to have potent anticancer properties.

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  • 6,500 seeds per ounce

  • Ready to pick in 85 to 120 days


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