Brussels Sprouts - Long Island
Long Island is a slow-growing plant that grows about 2 feet tall and is a heavy producer. You can expect 75-100 2” sprouts to cover this plant.
When to Plant:
- North Florida: September - January
- Central Florida September - January
- South Florida: September - January
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 24” of space between each other. Sow directly into the garden or start transplants undercover. Plant seeds about ¼ “ deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 8 - 12 Days
Days to Maturity: 100 days
Number of seeds per pack: 30-40
For a more detailed dive into growing Brussels sprouts in Florida check out this guide that I wrote.
So far, going great
I'm a new gardener, but I was pleased to see how well these seedlings did and are now large plants. It's been great so far.