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Red Russian Kale

Brassica oleracea

Red Russian Kale 400 seeds pkt

  • Can be cooked or eaten raw.
  • Good for baby leaf and microgreens
  • Sweet flavour

$2.75 inc GST

Kale Red Russian

$2.75 inc GST

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Product Description

Kale is a primitive leaf vegetable. 'Red Russian' is one of the most popular varieties; it grows to 75cm at a fast rate and has blue/green/red tinged serrated leaves with red veins. The young leaves are eaten raw like lettuce, the old leaves cooked like cabbage. Has a sweet flavour. Less prone to cabbage moth (and caterpillars) than other varieties.

This variety is easily recognized by its richly coloured burgundy stems and purple-tinted leaves. They are flat and toothed like an oak leaf with overall dark green colours and deep red veins.

Red Russian kale offers a mild nutty flavour that is slightly sweet and earthy with a hearty texture. When choosing Red Russian kale look for fresh, bright, firm leaves.

Planting Guide
Direct or Punnets
Planting Depth
Best Planting Season
Germination Period
3 to 7 days at 10-29C
Life Cycle
Row Spacing
Plant Spacing
Full sun
Average days to maturity
55-70 days
Other Information
Protect from slugs, snails, aphids and caterpillars. Keep well-watered.
* The information above is provided as a guide only.
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