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Chinese Kale Kailaan

Food growing
£1.75
SPP00246
In stock
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Quick overview

Known as Chinese broccoli or kale, plants produce tender florets and stems that have a mild broccoli flavour. Eat lightly steamed or boiled as a side or pan fry veg dishes with ginger/garlic.

Good source of: antioxidants, vitamin C, K, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, fibre, natural sugars

Grow Oriental Vegetables

Fast growing and easy to cultivate with super food benefits. Crops that grow in the cooler times are a must to continue stocking the food store.

Plant Details

Grow:
April to September
Genus / Species:
Brassica oleracea Alboglabra Group
Common Name:
Chinese Kale
Harvest Time:
From 60 days after sowing or sooner as baby veg. Cut young stems when first florets appear to encourage plants to regrow.
Height / Spread:
40cm
Type:
Annual

Preferred Conditions

Sow Depth:
1cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained, fertile
Where to Plant:
Sow direct in containers, veg patches, greenhouses/poly tunnels
Position:
Full sun or part shade
Spacing:
Thin to 10cm all around, then 30cm apart for remaining plants to grow larger
Watering:
Keep moist early on, not too wet
Care Tips:
Very hardy enjoys cooler growing conditions.
Feeding:
A balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied if soil conditions are less fertile.

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