Chinese Kale- Kailaan Kichi

£1.44£9.28

Also known as Chinese Broccoli. A high-quality uniform variety with large blue green waxy leaves. With excellent stem and bud eating quality. Later maturing type with good holding ability. Some tolerance to Downy Mildew. 60-70 days to maturity. Normally harvested when just coming into flower. 400 seeds per gram.

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Chinese Kale- Kailaan Kichi

Also known as Chinese Broccoli. A high-quality uniform variety with large blue green waxy leaves. With excellent stem and bud eating quality. Later maturing type with good holding ability. Some tolerance to Downy Mildew. 60-70 days to maturity. Normally harvested when just coming into flower. 400 seeds per gram.

Cultivation advice Chinese Kale- Kailaan Kichi

Type:  Annual

Time to Germinate: 5-15 Days

Temperature Required: 13-24°c +

Days to Maturity: 60-70 Days

Light: Full Sun

  • Sow Apr – Sep, sparingly 1cm deep direct in finely raked, moist, weed free rich soil, with added organic matter.
  • Germination 5 – 15 days at 13 to 24°C
  • Best sown frequently in small amounts every 2-3 weeks.
  • Thin once the seedlings at 10cm (4in) tall to 10 to 15cm (4 to 6in) apart for harvesting as young plants, for mature plants grow 30cm (12in) apart.
  • Can be sown for a later crop under glass as it will tolerate some cold.
  • Must be kept moist in warm weather as any stresses and  this variety will bolt very quickly.