Featured Cold Tolerant

Crane Feather King White
(F1) Ornamental Kale Seed

Product ID: 3651

Novel ornamental kale with serrated leaves.

Extend the flower production season with ornamental kale. The Crane series is consistent, uniform, and provides a range of rich colors and textures for autumn bouquets. Crane Feather King White has light pink to creamy white centers surrounded by green outer leaves. Also known as flowering kale and ornamental cabbage. Ht. 24-36". Avg. 8,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.
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Packet

$4.35
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100 Seeds

$13.88
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250 Seeds

$25.50
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500 Seeds

$46.03
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1,000 Seeds

$82.23
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5,000 Seeds

$362.70
Backordered until Jan 19, 2020
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow directly in cell packs 4-6 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 first fall 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 10-12" tall, remove the lower leaves. Repeat 3 or 4 times as the plants grow taller. Use Hortonova (horizontal trellis) to prevent the plants from falling over, as they become top heavy.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

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

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.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica oleracea

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Brassica oleracea

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

90 - 110 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Hybrid (F1)

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Cold Tolerant Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant

Cold Tolerant Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets