Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
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Cold Tolerant

Cold Tolerant

Variety does well at lower temperatures and may even be frost hardy.

Redbor (F1)
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Redbor (F1)

2184

Product ID: 2184

Deepest red-purple, frilly leaves.

Similar to Winterbor but purple-red. For garnishing and eating. Flavor, color, and curling are enhanced by cold weather. Avg. 106,800 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   55

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Cold Tolerant  

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Salad Mix | Production

Growing Information

Kale



CULTURE: Plant approx. 3 months before expected fall frost. Sow 3 seeds every 8", 1/4- 1/2" deep, in rows 18-30" apart. Thin to 1 plant/group. You can also grow kale from transplants, like cabbage. Beginning about 2 months after planting, harvest by clipping individual leaves. For salad mix: In a 2-4" wide band sow 60 seeds/ft. Clip 4- to 5-week-old leaves. Kale and collards are very hardy, will increase in eating quality into late fall and will be harvestable through the winter in most areas. Use row cover in severe climates.
PESTS: They are not as afflicted with pests as are other cole crops like cabbage. Use row covers exclude pests from seedlings. Control cabbage worms with bacillus thuringiensis.
DAYS TO MATURITY: From direct seeding; subtract about 14 days if transplanting.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: For bunching: 220'/1,000 seeds, 1,550'/oz., 24,000'/lb., at spacing above.
TRANSPLANTS: Avg. 5,500 plants/oz.
SIZED SEEDS: Standard except where noted.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 90,000-150,000 (avg. 112,000).
PACKET: 100 seeds sows 22'.


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