Kale 'Blue Dwarf' Heirloom Seeds

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This is a Russian variety of kale that produces frilled leaves and is obviously cold hardy. Very productive, each plant can produce for well over a year, in between attacks from the white cabbage moth and its caterpillars. 

 

When to Plant

Zone 1: September - April

Zone 2: August - May

Zone 3: March - July

Zone 4: May - July

 

For zone map CLICK HERE

 

Soil Ensure your soil is nutrient rich so prepare it with fresh manure and compost a fortnight before planting. Integrate good levels of organic matter to increase its water holding ability.

 

Soil pH Level 6.5-7.0

 

Position Full sun but will benefit from shading in warm weather.

 

How to Plant Soak seeds in water overnight prior to planting and then sow directly into your patch at a depth of about 1cm. Thin out once they have germinated, which should take 7-10 days.

 

Spacing 30 - 40cm

 

Depth 0.5 - 1cm

 

Companion Plants Herbs, Onions

 

Approximate no. of seeds  50-60

 

Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination

 

Please note seeds are not available for shipping to WA