Serrated leaves have a distinctive red color. The iron content is typically ten times higher than for other kale varieties. This bright red variety is an experiment for us. It’s usually harvested as a microgreen but we’ll see if it’s garden worthy. Hardy crop can provide nutritious leaves even in the depths of winter. Mature plants survive to 10°F or colder. Photo courtesy of Simply Seeds (UK).
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.