Kale Lacinato – Item #4612


Lacinato, also known as dinosaur or Tuscan kale, has been a culinary treasure in Italy’s Tuscany region since the 18th century. Its strap-like, blistered, dark green leaves can grow to 24″ and are known for their rich, earthy flavor. Hardy and easy to grow.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-15 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. Young, tender leaves have the most flavor. Leave at least half of the leaves for continouous production, or cut the entire plant at base.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea

Matures In: 60 days