Baby Leaf Kale, Cavalo Nero or Toscano (Brassica oleracea)
Baby leaf kale has all the health benefits, is quick to crop and makes a delicious addition to salads as well as a cooked vegetable.
When to sow: Year round for baby leaf
Where to sow: Sow in a drill in a prepared garden bed
For baby leaf sow thinly in a 10cm wide band 10 seeds per 5cm
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 30cm to 45cm for full size 10cm wide band 10 seeds per 5cm for baby leaf
Directions: Pick bunches of individual leaves from full size plants from autumn onwards. Cut baby leaf as required.
Packet 500 seeds