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Kales, Red Russian

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  • $ 6.50

This variety of kale is blue-green with pink veins and serrated edges and is sweeter than any other we have tried. Wonderful fresh in salads and delicious when used for braising! Baby leaves in 25 days. Mature in Approx. 50 days. After harvest, dunk in cool water to extend shelf life.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: cool season.
Days to maturity: 50-60 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 68-85ºF.
Cultural information: Sow mid-summer 1 sd per inch ½" deep, rows 18" apart.
Seed count: 8,900 seeds/oz. or 142,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ½ oz. per 100 ft. row, 3 lb. per acre.
Diseases and pests: fairly disease free.
Harvesting: cut individual leaves for salad or stir fry.