Superfood - Kale Russian

Superfood Kale Red RussianBotanic name: Brassica napus

Health Benefits of Russian Kale

Russian Kale is a highly nutritious vegetable containing high doses of beta carotene, vitamins K, A and C, lutein and zeaxanthin.

It is also high in calcium and packed full of antioxidants.

This variety has deep lobed, oak like grey-green leaves and purplish red stems.

Russian Kale Growing Information

Kale is a cool temperature vegetable and loves a good frost to bring outs its colour and flavour.

Plant in a sunny position (or partially shaded position if planting in summer) in loamy, well-drained ,moist soil of average fertility.

Water regularly to keep the leaves crisp and sweet.  Mulch around plant to keep leaves clean.

Once plant reaches around 20-25cm high you can start harvesting by cutting off the outer leaves.

 

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