Dark green oak leaf cut leaves. Richer in vitamins and minerals than many other greens. Red and purple hues intensify after fall frosts, give way to tender and sweet rich dark green kale when cooked, also good raw. Very disease resistant. Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.
CULTURE: Plant seeds in flats 4-7 weeks early, or after soil reaches 50° F.
SOIL: Prefers soil high in nitrogen and phosphorus. Fall crop can be planted 2-3 months before growing season ends.
WATER: Water frequently and consistently throughout growing season.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Teaspoon.