Curly Kale (Brassica oleracea var. viridis 'Nero di Toscana Precoce') in the Brassicas Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Brassica oleracea var. viridis Accepted
Brassica oleracea var. acephala Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 10, 2012 3:24 AM

Wrinkled dark green/almost black leaves have a smooth edge. Excellent taste; improves after a frost. Very hardy. Will last all winter in my zone and reportedly in zone 6b and higher.

60 or so days to maturity. Direct seed or transplant anytime after last frost date. Space 10-12 inches.

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