KALE, Vates Blue Curled

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.

Maturity55 days
Height12-16 inches (30-40 cm)
Spacing24-30 inches (60-70 cm)
LightFull sun.
SoilFertile, organic and well-draining.
pH Range6.0-7.0
WateringModerate and even
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at the time of planting.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen= moderate to high, Phosphorus= high, Potassium= high

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