Kale (Brassica oleracea 'Tronchuda Beira') in the Brassicas Database

Country of Origin: Portugal
Days to harvest: 60

General Plant Information (Edit)
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18 inches
Uses: Vegetable
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 7 to 10
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

Also known as Portugese Kale, heat tolerant.

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On March 3, 2020 Seeds sown
indoors, heat, lights
lovesblooms On February 15, 2020 Seeds sown
indoors; heat/lights
lovesblooms From February 20, 2018 to February 23, 2018 Seeds sown
indoors no heat
lovesblooms On February 9, 2017 Seeds germinated
with heat mat under lights
lovesblooms On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
lovesblooms On March 14, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On March 1, 2016 Seeds sown
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