Add zest to your salads and stir-fries with Kale. The Dwarf Blue Scotch is valued for its nutritional content of vitamin A, ascorbic acid, and iron. Kale is an extremely hardy plant, often surviving freezes and producing fresh greens during winter months. When cold weather begins, mulch with straw for production well into winter. Kale produces in Spring but may be better grown for a fall crop, because frost improves the flavor by taking out some
Quite showy with brilliant colors of purple, green, pink, and white. Create a stunning border. Other options of planting are in rock gardens, containers for patios, and decks, or in your window boxes. Flowering Kale lasts into winter and can be potted and brought indoors for further enjoyment.
Gardening Tip: This is an easy-to-grow plant. Will perform better if given a nutrient at planting time. An all-purpose fertilizer is fine. ...
The succulent, mild flavor of Improved Dwarf Siberian Kale is a wonderful addition to salads and stir fries. It maintains its wonderful quality in the garden long after most over wintered kales bolt. Frilly dark green leaves form a cold-tolerant rosette 24 inches in diameter at maturity. Harvest the outer leaves when they are about 8-10 inches long. Matures in 50 days.
Garden tip: Kale is a short-season crop that performs best in cool