Kale is known as a ‘superfood’ for its high nutrient density and is exceptionally high in the following:
-Vitamin A, K, C.
-Magnesium, which supports healthy blood pressure, mood, sleep, and muscle strength among others.
-Antioxidants, which protect against the attack of free radicals.
-Beta-carotene, which is turned into vitamin A leading to the high vitamin A concentration.
Care & Harvest:
Days to sprout: 7 – 10 days
Matures in: 53 – 65 days
Taste it for: 4 – 8 weeks
- Kale does not require any pruning. As leaves grow, they can be harvested as baby leaves which is great for fresh salad mixes. Cutting when the leaves are 2-3 inches tall will allow the plants to regrow. Once plant reaches maturity, harvest leaves as needed by cutting at the base.