Kale Red Russian – Item #859

$2.69

This heirloom kale was first brought to the U.S. by Russian traders. Wavy gray-green leaves tinged with purple taste best when tender. Delicious cooked, or raw in salads.

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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: 7-14 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. Leaves will regrow from central core.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea

Matures In: 50 days

Attributes: Heirloom leafy green