Lake Valley Seeds - Kale
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)
Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)
Row Space: 24″ (61cm)
Sprouts In: 7-14 days
Plant in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade in early spring, or midsummer for a fall crop. Start indoors six weeks before last spring frost date and transplant two weeks before last frost. Water consistently.
Cut outer leaves from bottom of plant as needed. Leaves will regrow from central core.
This heirloom kale was first brought to the U.S. by Russian traders. Wavy gray-green leaves tinged with purple taste best when tender. Delicious cooked, or raw in salads.