Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Red Russian
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Red Russian

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Product ID: 363

Smooth red leaves for baby leaf and bunching.

Stems are purple; leaves are flat, toothed, and dark green with purple veins. The plants mature medium-tall and leaves are tender compared to other kales. For salads and light cooking. NOTE: To extend storage life, dunk leaves in cold water post harvest. Choose organic (Unsized) or nonorganic (Sized) seeds. Avg. 126,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   25 baby, 50 mature

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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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