A nutritious baby green that can be grown inside year-round! Just move the containers as needed. for optimum light exposure and temperature. A biennial that is usually grown as an annual, although kale is very cold hardy and may overwinter in milder climates. Harvest when 2″-4″ tall. Botanical Interests’® Red Russian Kale Baby Greens Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to three 10″x20″ flats.
25-30 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F; ideally 50°-70°F.
For Successive Sowings: Sow every 2 weeks until 2 weeks before the first fall frost.
Indoors: Sow indoors any time of year, with indoor temperatures 60°-75°F.
For Successive Sowings: Sow every 2 weeks for a continual supply. Transplanting baby greens is not recommended because they are so quick to harvest. Transplanting will slow growth and may cause plants to bolt (prematurely flower).
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.