Also known as Dinosaur Kale. Green leaf, for salads, smoothies, light cooking. Grown year-round in the Tower Garden.
Kale prefers cooler growing temperatures, between 55–75°F, optimum being 60–70°F, but will produce good crops under warmer, summer conditions.
This a well-maintained selection of Toscano kale with long, narrow leaves for attractive and tall, straight bunches. Dark blue-green leaves with beautiful savoy. Lacinato or “dinosaur” type kale.
Can be harvested as a baby green or full size.
This type of Kale prefers a pH range of 6.0-7.5. Kale prefers cooler growing temperatures, but will produce good crops under warmer, summer conditions.
SEED NAME: Black Magic Kale Seed from Johnny’s Selected Seeds
LATIN NAME: Brassica oleracea