1 2 3 4 5 6
currently unavailable

Winter Kale Collection

A truly-the-best-of-the-kales collection, with little and large of both the 'Red Bor' and Tuscan Kale types, with 'Peacock' there for contrast.
1

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

15 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Height
60cm (24in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Cultivation
Sow March-early August under cover (in individual cells or gutters to minimise root disturbance). Sow direct from mid-April. Keep well watered. Plant out when seedlings are 7-8cm (3in) high, 45cm (18in) apart.

Description

A truly-the-best-of-the-kales collection, with little and large of both the ‘Red Bor’ (compact ‘Curly Scarlet’ and giant ‘Redbor’) and Tuscan Kale types (compact ‘Black Magic’ and giant ‘Nero Di Toscana’), with ‘Peacock’ there for contrast, growing in the garden and picked for as a baby leaf for a salad bowl.

This collection contains 1, 2 or 3 seedlings each of:

Care Tips

Grows best on soil which has been manured the previous autumn. Protect against cabbage white butterflies with fine netting. Firm the soil well around plant base to prevent wind rock and provide stakes to support tall plants in autumn.