30 days baby; 50 days mature. Edible ornamental favorite! Vigorous, upright plant grows 2-3'H x 2'W. The frilly leaves start out a deep purplish green with dark purplish red veins and stems. It matures to a gorgeous deep purple red as cooler weather begins. Long standing. Excellent winter hardiness. Ideal for smaller garden plots, containers or urban garden. Great for baby leaf, bunching, bedding plants and specialty restaurants.
*Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth. Kale is a true super food rich in carontenoids and flavonids, which are two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals and are reported to specifically fight against the formation of cancerous cells. It is high is calcium, iron and vitamins A and C.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.