Plant kale as soon as the ground can be worked, very
frost tolerant. Sow ¼-½” deep, 1” apart
in rows 18-30” apart. Thin seedlings to 8-12”
apart. Kale germinates easily in cool or warm soil temperatures
with even moisture.
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TRN151 SimplySalad Storm Mix ( Multi Pelleted Seeds )
Mix of purple, green, and blue kales for a wonderful salad blend in one multiseed pellet, ornamental edible.
These unique multi-seeded pellets contain 5-7 seeds each of different greens for easy production or baby leaf greens in a small container. A special benefit is that the various seeds in each pellet germinate right around the same time, ensuring that maturity is even at harvest time. Sow approximately 5-6 pellets/12" diameter container.
This heirloom variety is also called Dinosaur kale. Very popular variety that is extremely cold hardy. The leaves are long and narrow with a beautiful blue-green color. They are heavily crinkled and cook up tender and sweet. One of the best flavored kales. 35-62 days.
IP148 Black Magic
30-60 Days. Deep green, almost black color and exceptionally sweet, rich flavor set this outstanding Lacinato type apart from others. The narrow, strappy leaves are deeply puckered for a gorgeous appearance. The upright plants are easy to harvest and offer improved bolt tolerance over traditional Lacinato strains. Black Magic's dark color is striking when displayed in mature bunches, and it also adds an unexpected element to baby mesclun blends.
TRM486 Tronchuda Portuguese Sea Kale
This kale is a bit more heat tolerant than other kales and so offers a slightly longer growing season. An ethnic and culinary favorite, it is similar to collards in appearance. Its sweet flavor and tender texture lie somewhere in between cabbage and standard kale.
Its bluish-green fleshy, rounded leaves have white ribs. The leaves are traditionally used in soup or steamed. The white stems work well in stir fries or can be braised. Approximately 70-80 days to maturity.
IP058 Kailaan ( Chinese Kale )
60-70 days. Chinese kale, also called Chinese broccoli, Kailaan, or Gai Lan can be substituted for regular broccoli in many recipes, its unique flavor will win you over! Chinese kale is easy to grow, and will tolerate heat better than many kale and broccoli varieties. High in calcium, iron, vitamins A and C. Very popular for stir-fry dishes, can also be steamed or boiled. For a gourmet treat, lightly sauté the thinned seedlings!
Large, 12-15 inch coarse
blue-green leaves and delicious flavor on a compact plant make
this one of the most popular kales grown today.
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VL281 Red Russian ( Southern Version )
A great way to
add color to your salads and mescaline mixes. Red veination,
red frilly leaves and wavy margins make this a hit with salad
Buy a pack of this to mix in with your other kales to add a tasty bit of color to your meals. Stalks and petioles ruffled reddish purple, tightly curled leaf, 36" tall, lots of harvestable foliage, 80 days.
TRN440 Siberian Early Curl Kale
Large blue green ruffled leaf with curled ends, some pink veining, compact, hardy, 60 days.
TRN441 Ragged Jack Kale
Blue green, red veined, flat leaf, vigorous, mild sweet flavor, 50 days.