Baby Greens Red Russian Kale Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds (LG)

Baby Greens Red Russian Kale Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds (LG)

Brassica napus

Item #7626


25-30 Days. How do you make a nutitional powerhouse even more nutritious? Grow it as a baby green! Kale baby greens can be grown indoors at any time of year and are a nutrient-packed way to get your "green fix" in winter. Loaded with vitamins A and C with big boosts of calcium, protein, iron, and fiber, you'll be callling it Red "Winner" Kale! Move containers as needed for best light exposure and temperature. Harvest when 2"-4" tall and enjoy! Detailed sowing instructions and recipe inside packet.
This packet sows up to three 10" x 20" flats

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/8" - 1/4"

Seed Spacing:

Not required

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 50°F, ideally 60°?70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 2 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. Sow indoors any time of year, with indoor temperatures 60°-75°F. Successive Sowings: Every 2 weeks for a continual supply.

Special sowing instructions: Use a shallow container with 1"-2" of potting soil. Sow seeds in a single layer, and cover with 1/8"-1/4" of soil.

Harvesting: When seedlings emerge, the first pair of leaves to show are the cotyledons, which can look very different from the leaves that follow, called "true" leaves. Kale baby greens are ready to harvest 25 to 30 days after sowing, when they have true leaves at 2"?4". Cool growing temperatures may slow germination and growth. Harvest by cutting just above the soil line.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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