The first organically available ruffled red kale! Open Pollinated and light green ruffled leaves with a purple tint and solid purple stems. A vibrant kale for the garden or landscape. Cold hardy and holds well after harvesting.
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 harvest 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: Plant into a fertile, well-drained soil. Leaves become very sweet after frost. Use thinning’s or sow a heavy seeded row every 10-14 days for baby greens.