Old Southern heirloom
from 1880 with crumpled, very tender leaves.
We have received many comments from customers who really appreciate the flavor of this particular strain.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea
Start seeds in flats very early in spring for early summer harvest, or 6+ weeks before first fall hard frost for winter harvest. Like a cabbage, does best in good soil for rapid growth, best with later fertilization. Best to keep moist, but fairly drought-tolerant. Likes full sun. Shallow cultivate for first few weeks. Harvest pull tender top leaves or harvest the whole plant.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Matures 12/Harvest 24 /Yield 96-383/ Spacing 12"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold