Aimers Organic Kale Red Russian Seed Packet
Red Russian Organic Kale. Heirloom vegetable. Red Russian produces lots of flat toothed, grey-green leaves with a central purple-red stem. The red colour intensifies as temperatures decreases in the fall. Leaves turns a rich, dark green when cooked. Soft tender texture when braised or for salads. Red Russian Kale is vitamin rich and very winter hardy. This kale variety arrived in Canada somewhere around 1885. Approx. 380 seeds per pack.
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Planting Method: Direct Seed
Growth Habit: Bushy
Days to Emergence: 7 - 10
Days to Harvest 50
Height: 50 - 70cm (20 - 28in)
Sow seed 1cm (1/2in) deep directly outdoors in early spring or from June to early July in rows 60cm (24in) apart. Thin seedlings to 30cm (12in) apart. Kale is very cold tolerant and develops its best flavour after the fall frosts.