The kale's scientific name is Brassica Oleracea L. From a central stem, which lengthens as it grows, the leaves sprout. Although it takes two years for kale to reach flowering and finish its life cycle, it is typically planted as an annual.
From a central stem, which lengthens as it grows, the leaves sprout. The size, shape, and color of kale seeds mimic those of cabbage.
Common Name - Kale, Leaf cabbage
Quantity - 50 seeds per packet
Height - Up to 3 feet (Few varieties may grow up to 5 feet)
Bloom Time - June to September
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow
Planting and care
- Limit your exposure to acidic soil.
- To keep the soil cool and wet and to control weeds, mulch the area with compost, finely ground leaves, weed-free hay, straw, pine needles, or finely ground bark.
- When spotting insects, such as aphids or larvae, use an organic insecticide.
Kale Greens Edible care
- Start them inside if necessary 5 to 7 weeks prior to the last anticipated winter.
- When planting seeds directly outside, do it 2 to 4 weeks before winter.
Sunlight - Full sun (Can tolerate partial shade)
Watering - water it twice a week for good growth.
Soil - Loamy, well-drained, moist (but not soggy) soil
Temperature - 16 to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer - Use any organic fertilizer especially rich in nitrogen and can add cottonseed meal, or vermicompost.
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