Growing Brussel Sprouts in Josephine County from seed.

Asked March 18, 2016, 1:04 PM EDT

Hello, I'd appreciate any info on growing brussel sprouts in my region, from seed. I have an indoor growlight system to start them. I need info on timelines, i.e., when to plant seeds, when to transplant...Thank you.

Lane County Oregon

1 Response

The following publication has the information you are looking for. It says to transplant from late May to July. Depending on when you want to transplant, start your seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before that time. If you start in 6 packs or 9 pack cells, you will want to transplant to larger pots when there are two sets of leaves visible. Keep the seedlings watered and use a very dilute solution of fish fertilizer once a week after transplanting to the larger pots. If you have grown them indoors or in a greenhouse, harden off the seedlings before setting in the ground. Do this by placing them outside for a couple of hours the first day, then extend the time by two hours on subsequent days.

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