Kale Redbor Seeds

Kale Redbor Seeds

Brassica oleracea (Acephala group, hybrid)

Item #0225

50 days. This kale has it all. Beautiful, ruffled leaves are tasty and have amazing color. Extremely cold tolerant, Redbor’s purple color intensifies and flavor improves as temperatures drop in the fall; plants can last even through hard freezes. Add small leaves to salads and use larger leaves as a stunning garnish. Sow with pansies, violas and snapdragons for long lasting fall color.

This packet sows two 7-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
7-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 10"

Row Spacing:
12"-18"

Thinning:
When 1” tall
thin to 1
every 10"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost for a late spring/summer crop, late summer for a fall crop, fall for very early spring crop (or winter crop in USDA zone 7 or warmer). Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks starting in early spring.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. For a fall crop, start 6 to 8 weeks before average first fall frost.

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