Kale, Red Russian Organic

Catalog #0625A

5436

(Brassica napus) (aka Ragged Jack) Originally from Siberia, brought to Canada by Russian traders around 1885. One of the hardiest and most tender of all kales. Beautiful purple-veined blue-green leaves tinged with reddish-purple. Frilly leaf margins resemble oak leaves. Vigorous 18-36" plants. Mild sweet flavor. Hardy to -10°F. 50-60 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
6-8 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
3-10 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Kale is most tender and delicious after a frost. Harvest can continue even after snow.
± 10,000 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!