Daubenton kale growing leaf plant variety of Kale also known as Daubenton’s kale, Daubenton kale perennial 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.
Daubenton Kale leaves
Leaves color green leaves with serrate edges, the edges color: light green, white or pink.
Flower color yellow, the small flowers usually infertile and grow on inflorescence.
Daubenton Kale for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Daubenton Kale growing and care:
Rich soil that’s been well fertilized Clean Larvae from the leaves
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s possible and it’s hard to find seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to hot temperature, white butterfly can eat a lot of leaves and cause irreversible damage
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera)
When it’s start to bloom unless you want the seeds
How to prune:
prune the beginning of the inflorescence
Size of the plant?
0.6-1.5 m, 24-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
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
Planting when it’s started to be cold
Saving seeds until sowing:
Dry, Cold temperature
Spring / Autumn / Winter
Depth of Sowing:
Conditions for seeds germinate:
moist drained soil
Watering requires for Seeds:
Big amount of water
Condition of seedling:
Fertilized ground, light shade, regular watering, and cold temperature
Do the seeds require burying?
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Daubenton Kale?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Daubenton Kale:
Spring / Autumn
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Daubenton Kale?
Put the cutting in water or moist soil shade and vegetative hormones
Leaves harvesting season:
All year, after the plants established
How to harvest the leaves?
Trim in the base of the leaf
Information about leaves:
Green leaves with serrate edges, the edges color: light green, white or pink
Uses of Daubenton Kale leaves:
Eaten raw, Salad, Used for cooking
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