‘Red Russian’ kale is a sweeter and more tender variety of kale that stays sweet all the time! ‘Red Russian’ is an attractive variety with red veins and foliage that resembles oak leaves. Baby greens can be harvested after only 25 days. Botanical Interests’® Red Russian Organic Heirloom Kale Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
One packet sows up to 96 feet.
50 days to maturity.
Sow indoors 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. For a fall crop, start 12 to 14 weeks before your average first fall frost date, transplanting after 4 to 6 weeks. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 65°-85°F.
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.