GB CULTURAL INFO:C, W/Matures 9-16/Harvest 2-4+/Yield 96-383/Spacing 15"/
DAYS TO MAT: 50 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 50
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 6-12
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4-1/2"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring, Mid-Summer or Fall
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats very early in Spring for early Summer harvest, or 6+ weeks before first Fall hard frost for Winter harvest. 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 in spring and fall, some shade during the hottest part of the summer. Shallow cultivate for first few weeks. Harvest-pull tender top leaves or harvest whole plant.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea var. capitata
Description: Heirloom smooth-leaved kale very juicy
and tender, and the necessary ingredient in Portugese Kale and Sausage Soup. Fastgrowing and sweeter than other kales, with thicker, juicier leaves. (was called Tronchuda Cabbage previously)A non-heading cabbage. This heirloom from Portugal is perfect for the home gardener who wants something in the fall garden to cut over and over as needed rather than having to use up a whole cabbage at once. Like Collards and Dinosaur Kale but with juicy crunchiness to the midribs and leaves like a cabbage.