Gusto Italia Kale Cavolo Nero Lacinato Seed

Gusto Italia Kale Cavolo Nero Lacinato Seed

McKenzie Seeds

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Also known as Dinosaur Kale, this hardy disease resistant Heirloom is popular in Italy. Excellent flavor that improves after a frost. Retains its dark green (nearly black) color when cooked. Adds a peppery taste to salads.

Latin Name: Brassica oleracea

Product Weight: 2 grams / approximately 550-575 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Slightly sweeter and more delicate than curly kale

Days to Harvest: 30 to 60 days

Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Seed Spacing: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")

Plant Spacing: 60 cm (24")

Planting Instructions: Sow seed direct into the garden after danger of frost has passed. For an earlier crop, start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost.

Suggestions: Make several pickings during season for abundant crop before hot weather. Sow again in midsummer for fall crop. A light fall frost makes the pleasant flavor of the leaves even better. Bake them for tasty chips.

Preparation Ideas: A tasty and healthy ingredient in soups and salads.