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Brassica oleracea acephela group 'Dwarf Green Curled'

Curly kale

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Flower colour

Yellow

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

photo by Jenny Lilly, copyright GAP Photos (300200)

Plant details

This is a very compact, hardy and easy to grow variety which is ideal for windsept or small gardens. The closely curled leaves can be harvested throughout the winter months. Sow in a seedbed in April to May or alertnatively sow directly in July where it is to grow.

Family: Brassicaceae

Genus: Brassica

Species: oleracea acephela group

Cultivar: Dwarf Green Curled

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Dark green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: April to July


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