General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Salad greens
Cooked greens
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self

Common names
  • Kale

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Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2015-05-04
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2016-12-26
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2014-05-18
Huge 18" long leaves, full of flavor.
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2014-05-18
  • Posted by dave (Southlake, Texas - Zone 8a) on May 16, 2014 8:25 AM concerning plant:
    An excellent kale with very large bluish leaves that are very sweet. Very popular at our local farmers market. Everyone who tastes the leaves (raw) always buys a bag of them.

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