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Kale Premier Blend

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Kale Premier Blend
Kale Premier Blend
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$2.69 / EA

Kale Premier Blend - 3.0 g (~580 seeds)

Is there any dish that can’t use a flavor and nutrient boost from kale? This blend of 'Dwarf Blue Curled', 'Dwarf Siberian Improved', 'Lacinato | Dinosaur', and 'Red Russian' provides a variety of colors, textures, sizes, and flavors. Harvest baby greens in just 25 days and allow some plants to grow to maturity. This frost-hardy crop is a rock star in the garden even as other vegetables are winding down.

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Sowing Tips:
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is above 45°F for spring/summer crop; 10 to 12 weeks before your average first fall frost date for fall crop; and in mild climates, fall for very early spring crop.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. For a fall crop, start 12 to 14 weeks before your average first fall frost date, transplanting after 4 to 6 weeks. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 65°–85°F.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18"
Row Spacing: 24"
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 18"

Variety Info:
Days to Maturity: 25–55 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Europe

Hardiness: Biennial grown as an annual, kale is very cold hardy and may overwinter in milder climates.

Plant Dimensions: If left to grow to maturity, the varieties in this mix will get up to 4' tall, but for baby greens should be picked at 2"–4".

Variety Info: "DWARF BLUE CURLED': 12""-15"" tall

Attributes: 'DWARF BLUE CURLED': 12"–15" tall, bluish green leaves with curly, frilly edges. 'DWARF SIBERIAN IMPROVED': 12"–15" tall, deep green smooth, rippled leaves with coarsely curled edges. 'LACINATO | DINOSAUR': 24"–48" tall, strap like, blistered leaves with curled back edges are very dark blue-green, appearing almost black. Discovered in Tuscany, Italy. 'RED RUSSIAN': 18"–30" tall, flat, smooth, gray-green leaves with wavy margins. Veins and stems are reddish purple. Leaves turn red with cold temperatures. Originally from Siberia.