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Vegetable Description: Historians believe that the ancient Romans first cultivated Brussels sprouts, but Belgium has the greatest claim on this tiny vegetable. As the name indicates, Brussels sprouts grew in great abundance around the city of Brussels. Since the 1900s, growers in California has produced most of the United States' supply of this vegetable; Long Island Improved in particular is a favorite variety of commercial growers.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 90
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 11700
Vegetable Height: 36” to 48”
Vegetable Spacing: 24 in to 30 in
Vegetable Planting: Sow seeds indoors before last frost, or direct sow seeds outside after last frost. Plant seeds about 1/4” under soil surface, with 24” - 36” between plants.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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