Kale Borecole – Vates Blue Curled

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An early, reliable and popular variety producing low, compact plants (12-15” tall, 20-35”spread) with finely curled, bluish-green leaves which can be harvested in all seasons. This variety withstands colder weather and a light frost especially improves flavour and sweetness.

  • Seed Count: 1600

480 in stock

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Kale Borecole Vates Blue Curled

An early, reliable and popular variety producing low, compact plants (12-15” tall, 20-35”spread) with finely curled, bluish-green leaves which can be harvested in all seasons. This variety withstands colder weather and a light frost especially improves flavour and sweetness. Can be grown as a spring or autumn crop. Ready for use 55 days from sowing.

Cultivation advice Kale Borecole Vates Blue Curled

  • Plant in spring as soon as the ground can be worked or in autumn for an over-winter crop.
  • Sow 1/4 to 1/2″ deep, 1″ apart in rows 18-30″ apart. Thin seedlings to 8-12″ apart which can be transplanted or eaten.
  • Kale germinates best in cool or warm soil temperatures with even moisture.
  • Choose an area with full sun and a soil pH of 6.0-7.0.
  • Enrich the soil with compost or well-rotted manure.
  • Harvest by clipping individual leaves
  • Kale is very hardy and quality actually improves after a frost.