KALE, Lacinato (Dinosaur) Black Magic

A most attractive and elegant addition to the ornamental vegetable garden. This stunning, pre-historic looking kale (hence the name “dinosaur”) has long, savoyed leaves that shoot from the central stem like the plumes of an ostrich. It is highly resilient to growing and temperature conditions making it a breeze to grow. This lacinato type of kale boasts a blackish dark blue-green colour that alludes to its high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids. When cooked, these hearty leaves have a slightly sweeter and more delicate flavour, and are better able to retain their firm texture compared with curly kale.  It can be picked early for baby leaf production.

Maturity30 - 65 days
Height24- 36" (60 - 91cm)
Spacing24 - 36" (60 - 91 cm)
LightFull Sun
SoilFertile, organic and draining
pH Range6.0 to 6.8
WateringModerate and even
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen= moderate to high, Phosphorus= high, Potassium= high

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