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1+1 Tuscan Kale - Seeds

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1 packet contains Tuscan Kale - 40 seeds.
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Description for Tuscan Kale

Tuscan Kale is a leafy type of cabbage that doesn't form round, compact heads, but rather resembles palm fronds, with very dark green, almost black, leaves that can be up to a yard (a meter) long, have pronounced ribs, and whose surfaces have a distinctive ruffled appearance. It grows best in the spring and fall and can tolerate fall frosts.

Common name(s): Klacinato kale, Dinosaur kale, Black-leaf kale,
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: Winter
Max reacahble height: 24-30 inches
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow.

Planting and care

  • It can easily be propagated by seeds.
  • You can plant kale at any time, from early spring to early summer.
  • If you plant kale late in the summer, you can harvest it from fall until the ground freezes in winter.
  • Plant the seeds half inch deep into well-drained, light soil.
  • After about 2 weeks, thin the seedlings so that they are spaced 8 to 12 inches apart.

    Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.
    Soil: Well-drained sandy soil.
    Water: Moderately.
    Temperature: 15-35 degree C
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Caring for Tuscan Kale

    • Apart from keeping the soil well hoed and weeded you should remove any discolored lower leaves from the plant to improve the air-flow through the crop and thus minimize pests (aphids) and diseases (molds).
    • Kale will thrive in any moderately fertile soil with good drainage, organic matter, and a pH range of 5.5-6.5. It needs regular, even watering to avoid bitterness.
    • Kale grows best in cool climates and may survive winter. Start seeds indoors 6 weeks before the last frost or seed directly as soon as the soil can be worked. Plant mid-July for fall harvests.

    Harvesting

    Throughout the winter.

  • Typical uses of Tuscan Kale

    Special features:

    Culinary use: Tuscan Kale is incredibly versatile and can be boiled, stir-fried, steamed or massaged in dressing and eaten raw.

    Medicinal use: Tuscan Kale has nutritional value and health benefits.

    References

    • https://www.almanac.com/plant/kale
    • https://www.thespruceeats.com/tuscan-kale-recipes-2017624

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    4 / 5 Namrata Mishra 16 October 2018
    Nicely packed. Have tried some of the seeds and they germinated quite well - would recommend to all
    5 / 5 Joshi Prisy 14 September 2018
    Good growing still
    5 / 5 AMit Saraf 18 June 2017
    Up to what height this plants grows.
    5 / 5 Madhavi Akula 05 April 2017
    Is this vegetable seeds are hybrid or non hybrid ?
    5 / 5 uma sankar 18 March 2017
    Very nice packaging, with labelling of all the seeds. Variety of seeds available and its a great value for money.

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