Walking stick kale growing leaf plant variety of Kale also known as Jersey cabbage, Walking stick kale short perennial plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.

Walking stick kale leaves

Leaves color green, from light green to dark green, size of the leaf can be 20+ cm

Stem is woody, and the Walking stick kale of the plant it because the stem can be used when it dry as a walking stick

Flower color yellow, the small flowers grow on inflorescence.

Don’t be confuse with Tree collards

Walking stick kale for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Walking stick kale growing and care:

Rich soil that’s been well fertilized. When the plant is young needs moist after established moist cause rot, 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

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to hot temperature, white butterfly can eat a lot of leaves and cause irreversible damage

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:
Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera)

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?
1-2 m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
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?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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

Sowing requirement:
Planting when it’s started to be cold

Saving seeds until sowing:
Dry, Cold temperature

Sowing season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Planting spacing:
30-50 cm

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

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Walking stick Kale?
Cuttings

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Walking stick Kale:
Spring / Autumn

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
2-4 Weeks

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Walking stick Kale?
Put the cutting in water, moist soil shade and vegetative hormones

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Trim in the base of the leaf, recommend to trim the grown leaves also possible to eat the young leaves

Information about leaves:
Green leaves, light green to dark green large leaves can reach up to 20 cm.

Uses of Walking stick kale leaves:
Eaten raw, Salad, Used for cooking

Scientific name:

Brassica oleracea – Acephala Group

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