This beautiful scarlet lettuce won't be gone with the winds
Scarlet Kale is a mid-late curly Kale variety with a striking purple scarlet color that can grow up to 120 cm high. The plant can resist temperatures of -18C so is well adapted to cool climates. The scarlet kale is highly ornamental so will bring a fabulous touch of color in your garden. Frost hardy.
Scientific Name: Brassica Oleracea Var. Acephala
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 8-20C
Germination time in days: 10-15 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-80 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: rich and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds 1-2 cm deep in regular compost indoor from the beginning of March to May and place in a propagator or a sunny window sill. Transplant when large enough to handle after the last chance of frost has passed. Prefers rich soil. Plant seed at a depth of 1 cm with a distance of 20 cm between plants.