Kale, Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch (Brassica oleracea) - 250 Seeds
•American grown seeds
•Sow spring in cool summer areas
•Sow summer for fall crops
One of the most attractive fall garden vegetables, this heirloom is edible architecture! Alluring, compact plants produce densely-packed heads with finely-curled, crinkly, bluish-green leaves. Delicious fresh, in salads, or cooked into a soup or stew. Packed with vitamins and minerals—a nutritional powerhouse. Can be grown as a spring or fall crop. Harvest all winter to zone 6.
Growing Instructions (Zones 3-12):
Since kale thrives in cool weather and sweetens with frost, Dwarf Blue Curled Scotch kale seeds grows best as a fall crop. For an earlier crop in areas with a cool summer, sow the seeds in early spring. Plant 3 seeds in a cluster, 1/2" deep, 16-18" apart with rows 2-3 feet apart. Thin clusters to the strongest plant when the seedlings emerge. For a fall crop, plant the same way about 3 months before the first expected frost date average. Makes an amazing companion plant for cabbage or potatoes.