Couve Tronchuda

Brassica oleracea Packet

Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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  • Leaf vegetable
  • Also know as "Portuguese cabbage" & "Portuguese kale"
  • Heat resistant

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'Couve Tronchuda' seeds

Brassica oleracea

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Also know as "Portuguese cabbage" & "Portuguese kale"
  • Heat resistant

Popular vegetable originating in Portugal. Large loose leaf plant grown for its fleshy cabbage style leaves which are traditionally used in soup. Large green leaves with thick white veining and stems. Succulent leaves with a sweet cabbage flavour. More heat tolerant than other brassicas. Also know as "Portuguese cabbage" & "Portuguese kale".

Seeds per gram: 200
Product code: G6-17

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 8mm
Season Summer, autumn and spring (all year in warm climates)
Germination 3-7 days @ 8-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Full or part sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 80-90 days

*Notes: Cut heads before they flower. Protect from aphids and caterpillars.


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Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $6.99
Express Delivery $15.00

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Ratings & Reviews

Couve Tronchuda

Wow, a wonderful leaf cabbage, very productive with a great mild flavour. The stems are edible, crunchy moist and not fibrous like Kale. This leaves (no Pun) curly kale in the dust.
27 August 2020