Sow in early spring and again 

in July-August for winter. Stands severe winter weather, 

with delicious flower shoots in spring. 

Heirloom kales have become hard to find. We have a broad selection so you can experience the different flavors and textures. 

Brassica oleracea Acephala C, W/Matures 8-9/Harvest 17/Yield 76-153/Spacing 15"

Popular This Season:
Kale+dazzling blue

Dazzling Blue Kale

Purple Dinosaur Kale--Beloved Lacinato flavor and texture in a new color.From organic farmer Hank Keogh comes this tasty and colorful variation a favorite It...
  • Planting depth: 1-4-1/2
  • Seeds per packet: 85
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
Kale fodder

Forage Kale

Almost any animal that eats any kind of leafy food loves kale. Turkeys, goats, rabbits, cows, ducks, and pretty much anything but cats will eat kale and thri...
  • Days to maturity: 280
  • Planting depth: 1/4" - 1/2"
  • Square foot coverage: 100
Vka 3910 jamie+pics+october+2010+192

Lacinato (Dinosaur) Kale, Organic

Italian heirloom-a best-seller with great looks and flavor. Delicious dark blue-green leaves, heavily savoyed (like dinosaur skin). Milder and more tender th...
  • Seeds per packet: 85
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Kale+pentland+brig

Pentland Brig Kale

A very special kale, which we carried for many years until it became unavailable. We are so glad to have it back! Tender and succulent leaves, with curled ed...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Seeds per packet: 50
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Kale+portugese+2

Portugese Kale (Tronchuda Cabbage)

A very juicy, sweet, and tender heirloom kale from Portugal. Stands heat better than other kales, and doesn't require cold to sweeten the flavor. Succulent t...
  • Germination days: 5-17
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Seeds per packet: 50
Jamie+pics+october+2010+323

Russian Red Kale, Organic

From 1885, very hardy, with delicate flavor. Beautiful bluish oak-type leaves with bright purple midrib turn all purple with frost. Survived weeks of heat in...
  • Germination days: 5-17
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • When to plant: Late summer
Vka 3931

Scarlet Kale

An unusual type of kale. We don't know of any other heirloom curly kale that is red. Color develops with frost. Very curly, very red. More tender than the hy...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Germination days: 3-7
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Vka 3925 kale siber frill

Siber Frill Kale, Organic

The first really cut and curled Siberian/Russian kale, combining the look and fluffiness of frisee with the nutrition and cold-hardiness of a Russian kale. W...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • When to plant: Late summer
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Vka 3928thousanh

Thousand Headed Kale

An ancient heirloom kale meant to fill the "hungry gap" in spring before the first newly-planted spring crops. This kale has many growing points instead of j...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Seeds per packet: 50
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Vka 3935vateskale

Vates Blue Curled Kale

 An heirloom curly-leaf type, providing dependable winter greens in Ireland and Scotland for generations. Gray-blue leaves with intensely curled edges shed w...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • Germination days: 3-7
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2
Kale+white+russ

White Russian Kale

The most winter-hardy kale we offer, to zone 4.And the most resistant to flooding and soggy soils. Has won many taste tests in spite of its tough constitutio...
  • Spacing: 12"
  • Planting depth: 1/4"
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
Mwe 6460 kale wild garden web

Wild Garden Kale Mix, Organic

A varied, tasty, and beautiful gene pool of Russian type kales. Colors from green through purple, and leaves from single to triple frilled. Overwintering in ...
  • Days to maturity: 50-60
  • When to plant: Late summer
  • Planting depth: 1/4-1/2