Kale Red Russian

Kale Red Russian
Item# VS-1138
$1.59
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Product Description

Kale - Red Russian

Heirloom introduced by Siberian traders in the mid 1800s. Hardiest and most tender of the kales, the blue green frilly oak leaves are veined in purple red with red stems.

Cold weather and frost sweetens the flavor and turns the entire plant a deeper purple. Rich in vitamins and calcium. Can be harvested through the winter with mulch protection.

Planting time - Early spring to late summer

Matures in - 50 days

Germinates in - 7 to 10 days

Sowing depth - 1/4 inch

Row spacing - 30 inches

Seed spacing - 6-10 inches

Thinning - when plants are 4 inches tall, thin to 18 inches apart

Net weight 1 G (Estimated 300 seeds)