GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C/ Matures 8-9/ Harvest 17/ Yield 76-153/ Spacing 15"
DAYS TO MATURITY: 50-80
SEEDS PER PACKET: 100
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-14
SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION: 70F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4-1/2"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring or Late Summer
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats very early in Spring or in late Summer. Transplant seedlings 15" apart. If direct seeding, avoid soil crusting, which will make it hard for seedlings to emerge. Kale is very hardy. Ready for harvest in early Summer, late Winter to early Spring. Matures in 8-9 weeks. Overwintered shoots are sweet and choice.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea
An slow to bolt Scotch type with finely curled blue-green leaves. This low growing variety is more upright and sturdy, producing compact 12-16" by 24" in diameter plants. Very hardy and great for wintering over. The leaves are especially tender and sweet after a light frost.