- Easy to grow, for baby leaf or mature winter plants. Unusual dark wrinkled leaves, can be eaten raw or cooked. Excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin A.
- A Best Buy variety as recommended by the Gardening Press and Consumer Groups.
- Recommended by Jekka McVicar in BBC Gardeners World Magazine (January 2015 edition): “This kale is a brilliant winter/spring vegetable, when there is little fresh produce in the garden. It withstands the vagaries of winter weather and looks stunning, with its attractive, dark-green leaves.”
Sow & Grow: Outdoors: sow thinly April-September, in a seed bed, 1.5cm (½") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-cultivated, moist, fertile soil. Allow 30cm (1') between rows. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin to 45cm (18") apart. No thinning is necessary if only baby leaves are required. Keep moist. Regular sowings, made every two to three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply. Harvest baby leaves from June. Or sow indoors, March-May, 0.5cm (¼") deep, in a tray of compost. Keep warm and moist. A temperature of 15°C (60°F) is ideal. Transplant 5cm (2") apart to other trays, when large enough to handle. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts) before planting out, 45cm (18") apart, during May-June, into well-cultivated, fertile soil. Harvest mature plants from September to March.
Click & Collect
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Monday to Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Local Delivery (1-2 working days)
Postcodes L20, L21, L22, L23
£3.00. (Minimum order £25). Free delivery on orders over £50
Standard Delivery (1-2 working days)
We use a Next Day Tracked service but please allow up to 2 working days.
£6.50. Free delivery on orders over £100 'Excluding Paint'
£7.50. Scottish Lowlands (Postcodes DG, E, EH, FK, G, KA1-26, KA29-30, ML, PA1-19, TD)
For Paint orders, the minimum delivery charge will be £7.95, or £8.95 for the Scottish Lowlands. For quantities over 2, £3 will be added per paint item.
Some heavy, large and/or fragile items are available for Local Delivery or Click & Collect only.
UK Highlands, Islands & Remote Areas - Please email for a quote. (See delivery page for full list of postcodes).
Unfortunately we are unable to deliver to BF (British Forces) Postcodes and BT, JE & GY Postcodes
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