Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds
  • Nero di Tuscana Kale


    Brassica oleracea

    Min Qty: 2 g

    Description:  18th century Italian heirloom, also known as dinosaur kale, Lacinato kale and Tuscan kale.  Very attractive addition to any garden, with long, narrow leaves that grow up to 36" with an sweet, earthy flavor.

    Planting Instructions:   62 days.  Direct sow seeds 1/4-1/2" deep in rich, well-prepared soil as soon as it can be worked in the spring.  Thin seedlings to 15-18" apart in rows at least 18" apart.  For a fall crop, start seeds 6-8 weeks before first fall frost.  Heavier feeder than other kales.  Mulch heavily after the first hard freeze and the plants may continue to produce leaves.