About Ornamental Cabbage
Ornamental kale plants (Brassica oleracea) and their cousin, the ornamental cabbage, were developed for their spectacular colors and are not edible. Although they are sometimes called flowering kale, the plants rarely put out real flowers.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Brassica oleracea |
|Maximum Reachable Height || 1.00 to 1.50 feet|
|Bloom Time ||Rarely flowers|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Flowering kale care is pretty simple. Rule number 1 is not to let the plants dry out. They can’t stand overly dry conditions so they need to be kept well watered.
Ornamental Cabbage care
Growing flowering kale can be done by starting seeds or with started plants purchased from the store. Because the seeds need light to germinate, they can be sprinkled directly on the surface of medium in flats or pots.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||below 60 F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Ornamental Cabbage special feature
Mass plantings. Border fronts. Edging. Containers. In fall, mix with chrysanthemums, grasses and asters. Colorful leaves make an attractive food garnish.
Ornamental Cabbage uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Ornamental Cabbage?
Ornamental Cabbage is commonly known as Brassica oleracea
How tall do Ornamental Cabbage grow?
On average Ornamental Cabbage grows 1.00 to 1.50 feet
When Ornamental Cabbage blooms?
With enough light, Ornamental Cabbage may produce flowers in Rarely flowers
How hard is Ornamental Cabbage to grow?
A Ornamental Cabbage is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Ornamental Cabbage need?
A Ornamental Cabbage prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Ornamental Cabbage need?
A Ornamental Cabbage prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Ornamental Cabbage need?
A Ornamental Cabbage prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Ornamental Cabbage like?
A Ornamental Cabbage prefers below 60 F
How often should I fertilize my Ornamental Cabbage?
To encourage Ornamental Cabbage growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 08 February 2020
Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.
Friday, 22 November 2019
Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
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