Vates Blue Curled, a Scottish dwarf type of kale, is one of the most dependable and flavourful varieties. The narrow leaflets are blue-green and finely curled. Vates Blue Curled is tolerant of both cold and hot temperature extremes making it a great year round performer. Slow to bolt and withstands yellowing in cold weather. Easy to grow, vigorous, nutritious, resistant to cold, easy to harvest and prepare. The leaves have a zesty flavor and are delicious when steamed. Use in salad or as a garnish. Vates Blue Curled makes a great addition to your home garden greens collection. It is tender and sweet after a light frost.
|Height||12-16 inches (30-40 cm)|
|Spacing||24-30 inches (60-70 cm)|
|Soil||Fertile, organic and well-draining.|
|Watering||Moderate and even|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at the time of planting.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen= moderate to high, Phosphorus= high, Potassium= high|
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