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Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

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SunsetOrnamental Kale Seed

1471

Product ID: 1471

For cool-season bouquets. Red 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. 24-36". Avg. 9,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1471Packet  $3.95 
1471250 Seeds  $4.80 
1471500 Seeds  $7.50 
14711,000 Seeds  $13.95 
14715,000 Seeds  $60.45 
Backordered until 10/29/15
147110,000 Seeds  $109.20 
Backordered until 10/29/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-110

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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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.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

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

PLANT HEIGHT: 24-36".

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

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

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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