This Ornamental Kale mix has been hybridized to have purple and creamy white colors alongside beautiful rich hues of green. While you could eat ornamental kale it has been bred for looks and not taste.
Ornamental Kale Seeds - Mix
When to Plant Ornamental Kale Seeds
Start kale seeds indoors approximately 6-8 weeks before the last spring frost. Harden them off and transplant outdoors 2-3 weeks prior to the expected last frost.
Where to Plant Ornamental Kale Seeds
Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil. In warmer climates, consider a spot with partial shade for optimal growth.
How to Plant Ornamental Kale Seeds
Plant Ornamental Kale seeds carefully, as they require light for germination, and avoid covering them. Learn more about germination light requirements here.
Plant seeds 1/4" deep and water soil regularly. Place your transplants about 24 inches apart for larger heads, or closer for smaller heads.
How to Care for Kale Cabbage
Harvest kale when the head is firm throughout when squeezed. Keep in mind that kale is a heavy feeder, extracting more nutrients from the soil. Avoid planting it near tomatoes, strawberries, and broccoli for optimal growth.