Kale Emerald Ice

£1.39£10.99

A fantastic new variety combining excellent flavour with almost ornamental looks, which you may see starting to appear on some supermarket shelves.  The textured ruffled leaves develop a stunning white centre, sweet flavour and crisp texture as they mature and get exposed to the cold.  Excellent winter hardiness standing until early spring. (Height 60-90cm)

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Kale Emerald Ice

A fantastic new variety combining excellent flavour with almost ornamental looks, which you may see starting to appear on some supermarket shelves.  The textured ruffled leaves develop a stunning white centre, sweet flavour and crisp texture as they mature and get exposed to the cold.  Excellent winter hardiness standing until early spring. (Height 60-90cm)

 This fast growing vegetable is very suitable for baby salad leaf production and ideal for winter salads, or replacement for spinach when other greens are not available. Cold Hardy.

Cultivation advice Kale Emerald Ice

  • 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.