Curly Roja Kale (Organic 55 Days)

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 We suggest Redbor Kale as a replacement. It offers similar colored ruffled leaves.


The Curly Roja Kale was the first organically available ruffled red kale!  Open Pollinated and light green ruffled leaves with a purple tint and solid purple stems. Vibrant kale for the garden or landscape. Cold hardy and holds well after harvesting. 

30 seeds


Curly Roja Kale (Organic, 55 Days)



Brassica oleracea

Germination: 3-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2” deep

Starting Indoors: 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Thin to the strongest seedling. Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of the suggested measurement. Transplant a week or two before the last frost. Space 12-18" apart. Sow in midsummer for fall crops. 

Sowing Outdoors: Starting in spring when the soil temperature reaches at least 55ºF. Sow 2-3 seeds every 12-18”. Sow closer to harvesting baby greens. Thin to the strongest seedling per space. Sow in midsummer for fall crops. Germination is slower at lower soil temperatures.

Harvest Pick young leaves starting at 8-10". 

Tips: Curly Roja Kale should be planted into fertile, well-drained soil.  Leaves become very sweet after frost. Use thinning’s or sow a heavily seeded row every 10-14 days for baby greens.