Kale Dwarf Green Curled Seeds
Kale Dwarf Green Curled is a Scottish heritage variety dating back to 1865, originally known as Curly Dwarf. The plants are very compact, grow to a height of 30-45 cm, with delicate, juicy and tightly curled leaves. The young leaves can be harvested for salads or left to grow into large leaves. This kale is extremely sweet, very tasty when steamed or fried, and are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins.
An excellent source of nectar for bees and other beneficial insects if the plant is allowed to bloom in the spring. Resistance to insect damage, 45 days to harvest, and excellent for growing in pots.
- Select a full sunny sowing area
- Plan the amount of seeds according to 1 m² depending on the size of the area / vessel
- Number of seeds per square meter: 6-10
- Sowing depth is twice the size of the seed, 1-0.5 cm deep
- Keep soil moist until germination. (Not too wet)
- Watering once a day to once every three days (depending on the season)
- It is recommended to use compost and organic nutrients and microbes.
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|Scientific Name||Brassica oleracea|
|Germination Period||5-12 days|
|Days till maturity||55-70|
|Sowing Depth||6 mm|
|Sowing Intervals||40-50 cm|
|Sowing Months||January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December|
Prepare transplants in advance and plant them outdoors at early autumn when the temperature drops to about 20 degrees. Kale prefers low temperatures making for higher sugar concentration and thus more flavorful.