'Long Island Improved' Heirloom Variety
(Brassica Oleracea v Gemmifera)
This heirloom variety of Srprouts, Long Island, is still one of the most popular today. Many individual sprouts grow in compact stalks, which can reach around 60 cm tall.
The variety 'Improved', matures in around 90 days, slightly shorter than non improved variety!
Harvest the heads from the bottom up as they mature.
A long lasting garden vegetable, it can be left into winter outside, frost even improves the flavour!
Likes a sunny spot and a well drained rich soil.