Kale is a vegetable with green or purple leaves.Kale is one of the most resistant from the cabbage family.Kale has large stringy leaves, very curly, with a well-marked flavor. Their color varies from pale green to dark green, sometimes to blue-tinted green
Ornamental Cabbages and Kales look much the same as their edible cousins, but the ruffled foliage is much fancier and more colorful. Brassica plants do not tolerate summer heat well but are extremely cold-tolerant.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Borecole, wild cabbage
|Maximum Reachable Height
||1.00 to 1.50 feet
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Although Kale and Ornamental Cabbage seeds can be sown indoors at any time of the year, without cool temperatures the plants won t attain much color. For starting seeds indoors, I recommend that they be sown directly into a large 6-8 inch pot, to avoid the problems associated with transplanting.Ornamental Cabbages and Kales look much the same as their edible cousins, but the ruffled foliage is much fancier and more colorful. Brassica plants do not tolerate summer heat well, but Are extremely cold-tolerant. They can survive winter temperatures as low as 5 F. if they are gradually acclimatized. While a sudden cold snap can be deadly, light and moderate frosts will intensify the brilliant coloring of these plants.
Ornamental Cabbage care
These plants can be grown indoors in a large pot. However, the length of time that they will last in the home will vary, depending on the temperature. A brightly lighted, cool room, is the best location.Kale and Ornamental cabbage plants prefer cool weather. Although Kale plants may be set out in the spring and allowed to grow through the summer, the best time to plant them is in the early fall.
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||as low as 5 degrees C if they are gradually acclimatized
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Ornamental Cabbage special feature
Mass plantings. Border fronts. Edging. Containe In fall, mix with chrysanthemums, grasses and aste Colorful leaves make an attractive food garnish.
Ornamental Cabbage uses
- The plant is used for the ornamental purpose
- Kale is an excellent source of vitamin K, C, A and manganese; it is a very good source of fiber, copper, tryptophan, calcium, vitamin B6, and potassium
- Kale is a good source of iron, magnesium, vitamin E, omega 3 fats, vitamin B2, protein, vitamin B1, folate, phosphorus, and vitamin B3