DINOSAUR KALE (Nero di Toscana)  (HEIRLOOM) - Pinetree Garden Seeds - Vegetables

DINOSAUR KALE (Nero di Toscana) (HEIRLOOM)

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HEIRLOOM 1885 Also known as Tuscan Black Palm or Lacinato. A unique kale with very large, rounded, well filled, meaty leaves. Plants are large, hardy, and vigorous, and the flavor is bold. 30 seeds.

 

PLANTING:

Indoors- 4-6 weeks before last frost, 1/2” deep. Keep well watered and fertilized. Transplant out just before last frost. Start at same time as Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower.

Outdoors- 1/2” deep, 2-4” apart in early spring with soil temperature 55 degrees. Thin seedling to 12-24” apart. Sow another planting in mid/late summer for fall crops.

Harvest- Pick young leaves starting at 8-10” from the middle upward.

Tips- Leaves become very sweet after frost. Use thinning’s or sow a heavy seeded row every 10-14 days for baby greens.