Kale (Leaf Cabbage)

Kale is a member of the brassicas family and can tolerate cold weather well.

How To Grow

Can be grown indoors from January onwards and transplanted from March. Can be grown outside in rows 15cm apart, sow thinly, when plants have 6 leaves plant out 45cm apart and in rows 45cm apart. Firm the soil around each plant and water well.

How/When To Harvesting

Pick leaves that are 10 to 15cm long and still young.

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

Sow Direct

Sow Indoors / Plant Out

Sow Indoors
Plant Out
  • Sow Depth: 1 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 45 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 45 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 2