White Russian Kale Organic
- Brassica oleracea acephala group. 50 days.Open Pollinated. Grows 24-36" tall.
- Cold-hardy and considered the sweetest and best tasting by many a gourmet gardener.
- Vigorous attractive selection, White Russian Kale tolerates water saturated soil better than other varieties. A cousin of Red Russian Kale the leaves are lightly frilled and dissected with white veining.
- Be sure to leave a few plants through winter in spring they’ll sprout delicious side shoots.
- Another fine contribution from Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed.
Planting Directions: Plant 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.