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McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Kale Cavolo Nero Lacinato

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McKenzie Seed Gusto Italia – Kale Cavolo Nero Lacinato


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.

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Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Slightly sweeter and more delicate than curly kale

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

Days to Germination: 10 to 14 days

Days to Maturity: 30 to 60 days

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

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.

Product Weight: 2 grams