Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Red Russian Kale

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea Acephala group

Common Name: Kale

Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Available as organic seed.
Dark green, oak-leaf cut leaves.
Red/purple hues intensify after frost.
Tender, sweet taste when cooked; also good raw.
Very disease resistant.
Baby stage: harvest at 25 days.
50 days to maturity.

Grower Information:

Dark green, oak-leaf cut leaves with red/purple hues that intensify after frost. It has a tender, sweet taste when cooked, but it is also good when eaten fresh. Very hardy and disease resistant.