Brussels Sprout Growing Info

 
Learning Download: How to Grow Brussels Sprouts
 
When to Plant:
Sow seeds as soon as the ground can be worked. Start transplants indoors 4-6 weeks before soil can be worked.
 
Fertilizing:
Add 3-5 lbs of 5-10-10 fertilizer to every 100 square feet. Apply 1-2 weeks before planting.
 
Location: Planting Depth: Soil Type:
Full Sun 1/4 – 1/2″ Well drained, rich loam
 
 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Brussels Sprouts
18-24″ 30-36″ 70 75 lbs. 12,200

 

 
Brussel Sprout Seed Count 
1 Ounce: 7,000 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 14,000 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 28,000 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 56,000 Seeds
1 Pound: 112,000 Seeds
 
 
* These are average brussel sprout seed counts.  Varieties can vary.
 
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′
 

 
Weight Conversion:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces