Super easy to grow open pollinated heirloom variety that tolerates heat and cold exceptionally well. Produces large purple tinted leaves with a rich burgundy stem. The flavor is mild, nutty, and slightly sweet. Kale Red Russian is considered to be a "Super Food" and is high in nutritional value especially Vitamin K.
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|Soil Type:||All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil|
|Zones:||All Zones (Grow as an Annual), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Water Needs:||Moderate, Low/Moderate|
|Light:||Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade|
|Growth Cycle:||Biennial, Annual|
|Height:||f: Up to 2 Feet|
|Growing Instructions:||In spring or fall sow 2-3 seeds 1/2" deep and 4" apart. Keep moist until established. Will tolerate a wide range of temperatures. Germ: 4-14 days. Maturity: 40-60 days. **Harvest side leaves as needed at 6 to 8 inches in length: Suitable for freezing**|
|Maturity (Vegetables Only)||55 - 60, 40 - 45, 45 - 50, 50 - 55|
|Special Features:||Butterflies and Pollinators|