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Kale Seeds - White Russian OPEN POLLINATED

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  • 24 Inch Leaves
  • 50 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers Full Sun Exposure

Product Description

Grow Open Pollinated Kale - White Russian Kale Seeds:

Bluegreen leaves with white ribs, White Russian Kale is a sister variety of the popular Red Russian Kale. These Siberian/Russian kales' flavor is unmatched as a tender-sweet delicacy. Cold hearty, the leaves develop an even sweeter taste with a touch of frost.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Kale Seeds - White Russian
    Botanical Name:Brassica oleracea
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Cool Season
    Plant Type:Leafstalk Vegetable
    Features:Heirloom, Fast Growing, Container Garden
    Fruit Size:Up to 36" leaves
    Days to Maturity:30-60 Days
    Plant Spacing:8-12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant Kale

    Kale can be planted at any time, from early spring to early summer. Be mindful, as hot weather makes kale bitter. If planted late in the summer, you can harvest it from fall until the ground freezes.

    How to Grow Kale

    Plant ¼ to ½ inch deep in an area with well-drained, loamy soil. If planting in cool season, select an area that will get full sun. Choose partial shade if growing in the warm season. Seeds will sprout best in soil around 70 degrees F. After 2 weeks, thin seedlings so they are spaced 8 to 12 inches apart. Water the plants regularly, but take care not to over water. Mulch the soil heavily after first freeze. The plants can sometimes produce leaves throughout the winter.

    When to Harvest Kale

    Kale is ready to harvest when the leaves are about the size of your hands. Avoid picking the terminal bud at the top center of the plant, as this will keep the plant productive. Only pick about a fistful of leaves per harvest. Kale grows until it’s about 20 degrees F - a touch of frost actually sweetens the flavor.

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