Germ 3-10 days
Beautiful purple red kale with very curly tender leaves. Redbor has a wonderful flavor either raw or cooked. Ready to harvest in just 7 weeks it and lasts well into the fall. The normally 2’ plants can rise to a height of 5’ in a long growing season. Regrows well after leaves are harvested and the flavor actually improves after a light frost. 30 seeds
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.