Vegetable Kale – Dwarf Blue Scotch Curled

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A dwarf extremely hardy Heirloom variety producing tender, blue-green, crinkled leaves on compact plants reaching 12-15″ high with a spread of 20-35″.  Extremely hardy and productive for over winter crops.

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Vegetable Kale – Dwarf Blue Scotch Curled

A dwarf extremely hardy Heirloom variety producing tender, blue-green, crinkled leaves on compact plants reaching 12-15″ high with a spread of 20-35″.  Extremely hardy and productive for over winter crops.

Cultivation Advice Vegetable Kale – Dwarf Blue Scotch Curled

  • Plant in spring as soon as the ground can be worked or best 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 to 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.