500 seeds. 50 days. Brassica napus. Biennial.
Red Russian is a oak leaf variety of kale with lovely grey-green leaves and purple veins. This pre-1885 Russian heirloom is often used as baby greens and is great added to soup in the last 10 minutes of cooking. It is hardy to temperatures down to -10 degrees fahrenheit.
Height 18–36 inches. Spacing 12 inches.
Sowing Kale Seeds:
Sow seeds outdoors 2–4 weeks before the last frost date to summer. Sow 1/4 inch deep. Full sun to part shade.
Photo courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds
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