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 zone 5 and above. Popular at farmers markets.
Bred by Frank Morton and crew at Gathering Together Farm.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea acephala
Start seeds in flats or pots early in Spring or in late summer-mid-July onward for fall. Transplant seedlings 15" apart. If direct seeding, avoid soil crusting, which will make it hard for seedlings to emerge. Long-standing, so work in plenty of compost and lime if needed for long, steady growth. Winter survival will be improved by mulching and a fall dose of seaweed meal, ashes, or other potash source. Matures in 8-9 weeks. Overwintered flowering shoots are sweet and choice.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C,W/Matures 8-9/Harvests 17/Yields 76-153/Spacing 15"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Easy to grow, tolerates winter cold
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