Brassica oleraceaRated 5/5 based on 1 reviews.
Standard seed packet, 100 seeds
- 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".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||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)|
|Position:||Full or part sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||80-90 days|
(Product number: G6-17)
Seeds per gram: 200 seeds
|Botanical name:||Brassica oleracea|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||100 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||200|
Couve Tronchuda27 August 2020Wow, 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.