Curly kale grow and care – leaf plant variety of Kale also known as Kale, Curly kale annual but sometime grow as biennial plant also used as ornamental plant can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting. Curly Kale leaves
Leaves color can be: bright green to dark purple or a combination of purple green, sometimes the stems are purple, shape curly and wavy with serrate edges, in hot summer the leaves become bitter
Flower color yellow, the small flowers grow on inflorescence.
Curly Kale for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Curly Kale growing and care:
Ventilated soil, Rich soil that’s been well fertilized, Clean Larvae from the leaves
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to hot temperature, white butterfly can eat a lot of leaves and cause irreversible damage Spring / Autumn / Winter Planting season: Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera) Pests and diseases: Pruning season: When it’s start to bloom unless you want the seeds How to prune: Prune the beginning of the inflorescence Size of the plant? 30-60 cm, 12-24 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower: Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Unless you want to save the seeds recommend thinning Pollination is done by: Bee and butterfly Grow from seeds Sowing requirement: Planting when it’s started to be cold Saving seeds until sowing: Dry, Cold temperature Sowing season: Spring / Autumn / Winter 30-50 cm Planting spacing: Depth of Sowing: 0.5-1.5 cm Conditions for seeds germinate: Moist drained soil Watering requires for Seeds: Big amount of water Germination time: 7-20 days Condition of seedling: Fertilized ground, light shade, regular watering, and cold temperature Do the seeds require burying? No Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: Depend on the climate, in the warm season the leaves can be bitter, in warm climate autumn to early spring, in colder climate spring to autumn Trim in the base of the leaf How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: The leaves curly and wavy with serrate edges, color: bright green to dark purple or a combination of purple green, sometimes the stems are purple Uses of Curly Kale leaves: Eaten raw, Salad, Used for cooking Scientific name:
Brassica oleracea – Acephala Group
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9