Red Russian Kale - Seeds

$3.36 $4.20

Latin name: Brassica napus pabularia

A rare, European heirloom variety, Red Rusian Kale is close to the most common curly and Tuscan varieties. It produces a beautiful dark green plant with hints of purple. The leaves are softer and smoother compared to other varieties of kale and it has a very mild flavour. Best eaten young in salads, or mature steamed or sautéed. Cold-resistant, it can be harvested even beyond the first fall frosts.

±320 seeds

Sow: As soon as the ground can be worked and the risk of frost has passed

Seed depth: 1 cm

Germination time: 3-10 days

Soil: Adapts to all types of soil, keep moist until germination

Location: Sun

Distance between plants: 10 to 15 cm

Distance between rows: 30 to 50 cm

Maturity: 50-60 days (20 days to eat baby leaves)

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