Kale Borecole Portugese

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Also known as ‘Couve Tonchuda’, Portuguese Kale is more heat tolerant than other kales, for a longer harvest period. Leaves are large and flat with very prominent white veins, succulent and with a flavour between cabbage and kale which gets sweeter after the first frost. 2 Feet in height with 18 Inch spread.

  • Size: 2.5gm

45 in stock

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Kale Borecole Portugese

Also known as ‘Couve Tonchuda’, Portuguese Kale is more heat tolerant than other kales, for a longer harvest period. Leaves are large and flat with very prominent white veins, succulent and with a flavour between cabbage and kale which gets sweeter after the first frost. 2 Feet in height with 18 Inch spread. (2.5 Gram per pack ~ approx 775 seeds)

Cultivation Advice Kale Borecole Portugese

Type:  Hardy Annual

    Time to Germinate: 7-10 Days
    Temperature Required: 13-25°c +
    Days to Maturity: 85 Days
    Light: Full Sun

Sow indoors: February – May

Sow outdoors: August – September

 

 

  • Sow in trays or open drills early spring for summer harvest or late summer for winter harvest.
  • When large enough to handle transplant to 18 inch apart and water well until established.
  • Leaves can be progressively harvested from the outside of the crown for continued production.