Little Veggie Patch Co KALE 'DWARF BLUE' HEIRLOOM SEEDS is a Russian variety of kale that produces frilled leaves and is obviously cold hardy. Very productive, each plant can produce for well over a year, in between attacks from the white cabbage moth and its caterpillars.
When to Plant
Zone 1: September - April
Zone 2: August - May
Zone 3: March - July
Zone 4: May - July
Soil Ensure your soil is nutrient rich so prepare it with fresh manure and compost a fortnight before planting. Integrate good levels of organic matter to increase its water holding ability.
Soil pH Level 6.5-7.0
Position Full sun but will benefit from shading in warm weather.
How to Plant Soak seeds in water overnight prior to planting and then sow directly into your patch at a depth of about 1cm. Thin out once they have germinated, which should take 7-10 days.
Spacing 30 - 40cm
Depth 0.5 - 1cm
Companion Plants Herbs, Onions
Approximate no. of seeds 50-60
Note: They source all of their seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
Please note seeds are not available for shipping to WA