This leafy green superfood is an excellent crop for those just starting out in gardening. Not only is kale easy to grow, but it will provide you with a continuous harvest well into the fall, sometimes even winter, depending on your growing zone.
It is a hardy crop that can be used for a wide variety of raw and cooked recipes. Packed full of nutrition, kale is the perfect addition to both small and larger gardens that aspire to maximize the overall nutrient content of their home-grown yield.
Growing kale in GardenSoxx® | Plant Family: Brassicaceae
Nutritional Information For Kale
Nutritional Facts - per 100/g
|Nutrient||Amount||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||0.4 g||-|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g||-|
How to Grow Kale in Your GardenSoxx®
From seed or by transplanting - kale should go in the ground during the cooler days of early spring to give it a good head-start on growing before the summer heat sets in. Plant seedlings 12 inches apart, in full sun or partial shade.
Kale Seed to Harvest Time: 60 - 75 Days
How to Harvest Kale
Cut leaves at the base of the stem, always removing the oldest leaves first, once they are about the size of your palm. Be sure also to remove any yellowed or damaged leaves as the plant grows in order to keep it healthy.