Thousand-Headed Kale

Details

  • Brassica oleracea acephala
  • Ancient heirloom kale
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Type: multi-plant, plain leaf variety
  • Color: blue-grey-green leaves
  • Maturity: 50-60 days
  • Size:
    • “huge plant”
    • medium-height variety; will reach up to 5′
  • Yield: huge plant, with many individual growing points; puts out lots of food
  • Taste: ?
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance:

Notes:

  • winter survival will be improved by mulching and dosing with seaweed meal, ashes, or other potash source in the fall (overwintered shoots are sweet and choice)

Sources:

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PLANTS SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
2016 BG                 

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