VEGETABLE KALE – BORECOLE JAGALLO NERO

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A beautiful and elegant leaved kale variety, with a cut / serrated leaf form of Tuscan kale, the more familiar Italian black cabbage. The deeply indented, blue-grey leaves combine a delicate cabbage flavour with a crunchy texture.

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VEGETABLE KALE BORECOLE JAGALLO NERO

VEGETABLE KALE BORECOLE JAGALLO NERO. A beautiful and elegant leaved kale variety, with a cut / serrated leaf form of Tuscan kale, the more familiar Italian black cabbage. The deeply indented, blue-grey leaves combine a delicate cabbage flavour with a crunchy texture. 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 VEGETABLE KALE BORECOLE JAGALLO NERO

  • 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.