Kale ‘Red Russian’

$5.99

Brassica napus

Heirloom

The oak-like, frilly leaves have a red tinge, and the stems are purplish-red, adding color to the garden and the dinner plate!

 

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Description

A highly nutritious kale variety with eye-catching color and form, Russian Red is very tender and mild at any size, but especially well suited to use as baby greens. The oak-type leaves of this pre-1885 heirloom variety have a red tinge, and the stems are purplish-red, adding color to the garden and the dinner plate!

Kale prefers fertile, consistently moist, well-drained soils rich in organic matter. A cool weather crop, gown best in spring or fall. Light frosts in fall increase the sweetness of the leaves.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): Annual
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height: 12-16″

Additional information

Size

1 qt