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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.


SunriseOrnamental Kale Seed


Product ID: 1470

For cool-season bouquets. Creamy white with a light pink center.

Florists love these small-headed, leaf-type cabbages. They will grow successfully wherever temperatures become sufficiently cool. Very long vase life. Also known as ornamental cabbage. Ht. 24". Avg. 9,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Backordered until 05/15/15

Product Price Quantity
1470Packet  $3.95 
Backordered until 05/15/15
1470250 Seeds  $4.80 
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1470500 Seeds  $7.50 
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14701,000 Seeds  $13.95 
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14705,000 Seeds  $60.45 
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147010,000 Seeds  $109.20 
Backordered until 05/15/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-110

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Edible Flowers   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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Growing Information

Kale, Ornamental

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow directly in cell packs 6-8 weeks before planting outside. Cover seed with 1/4" of soil. After germination, grow seedlings at 60°F (21°C) for 3-4 weeks. Harden off one week before planting outside. Plants must be set out several weeks before the last frost.
Direct seed: Sow 3 months before expected fall frost, 2 seeds per hole, 6" apart and 1/4" deep. Thin to one plant per hole.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Once plants are about 6" tall, remove the lower leaves. Repeat 3 or 4 times as the plants grow taller. Provide horizontal netting to prevent the plants from falling over, as they become top heavy.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Moist, well-drained soil. Discontinue fertilizing once plants begin to color.


PLANT SPACING: 6". Plants spaced more than 6" will produce heads that are too large for cut flower use.


HARVEST: Kale should have a 6" head on a 24" stem with good coloring. Plants will begin to color once temps. drop below 50°F.

USES: Long-lasting cut flower.

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