Brassica oleracea 200 Seeds - Russian Red Kale

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Russian red kale is a subspecies of Brassica oleracea and is a biennial herbaceous leafy plant belonging to the mustard/cabbage family, Brassicaceae. Russian red kale is native to northern Europe and Asia. The plant grows up to 2 to 3 feet tall. Leaves make up the majority of this plant and are slightly red with feather-like shapes growing in a rosette formation. Russian red kale is commonly grown as a food crop as the leaves are edible and full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This subspecies is known to be sweeter tasting than others. The plant is resistant to cold temperature and thrives in moist well draining soil and grown in full sun to partial shade. Water regularly when soil appears dry, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. USDA plant hardiness zone 3a-11b. 

Russian red kale seeds should be sown at a depth of ¼  to ½ inch and spaced 1 foot apart. Sow seeds in moist, well draining, nutrient dense soil and keep the soil moist, but not soaking wet. Ideal germination temperatures range from 60°F to 85°F. Germination typically takes 1 to 2 weeks to occur. Even with optimal conditions, germination may be slow and sporadic.



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