Red Russian Kale

Red Russian Kale

Regular price $2.75 $0.00 Unit price per
    Open pollinated.  Heirloom.
    • 50 days. 
    • An heirloom presumably brought to North America by Russian traders. 2-3 feet tall. 
    • The characteristic red and blue green foliage  of Red Russian Kale  is especially striking during the colder months. 
    • Tasty and tender, steam or sauté. 
    • Very winter hardy.

    Planting DirectionsPlant in spring when soil temperature  is between 45° to 85°, optimum 72°. Plant in fertile soil enriched with compost or garden fertilizer 2-3 weeks prior to planting. Sow seed 1/2” deep.  Thin seedlings to stand 12-18” apart. Water heavy during growing season and do not water after first frost in fall. Sow in September for a fall and winter crop. Light frost improves flavor and sweetness.