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Kale Red Russian


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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Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Growth Cycle:Biennial, Annual
Water Needs:Low/Moderate, Moderate
Light:Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth RateModerate
Height:f: Up to 2 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Maturity (Vegetables Only)40 - 45, 45 - 50, 50 - 55, 55 - 60
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators
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**