Large, tender, blue-green leaves are delicious boiled, steamed, or braised with a little olive oil and garlic. Hardy plants were developed for overwintering and hold a long time in the field, so you can enjoy one of the most nutritious greens all year! 60 days from transplant. OP Care: Plant 20-30″ apart in rows 24-36″ apart in full sun, cool moist soil.
Cold-tolerant plants that stand in the field for harvest as needed in late fall and early winter. May overwinter in mild seasons, or die back and sprout from the root in spring for an extra-early crop. See our Fall & Winter Vegetable Guide for specific planting/harvest times & freeze-out temperatures.