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Lacinato

Brassica oleracea capitata
HOW TO GROW KALE

Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost, plant out 4 weeks before last frost. For fall harvest, transplant 13 weeks before first frost, without additional protection. In a hoophouse, you can plant 2-3 weeks later. Direct seed every 8” in May. Will over winter in zone 7b, becomes sweeter with frost. Harvest from the bottom of the stem up with a quick snap down at the base of the leaves. Dunk in cold water to wash, store at 32˚F.15. Row covers reduce cabbage worms and extend winter harvest. Leaves are frost hardy to about 25–22˚F. Soil pH 6.1-6.5. Hardiness zones 3-9. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 7,000 seeds per ounce. Average 112M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life: 4 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 5-10
Plant Spacing 12-18”
Row Spacing 24”
Days To Maturity 62
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Lacinato Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 8,100 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 32,400 seeds
1 Pound ≈ 130m seeds
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  • 200 Seeds$4.10
  • 1 Ounce$12.34
  • 1/4 Pound$32.48
  • 1 Pound$139.31
Long dark blue-green deeply savoyed narrow strap leaves with under-turned edges, very popular at market. The original “dinosaur kale” as introduced to the US by Renee Shepherd in the 1980’s. Excellent fiber steamed or sautéed in soups, stews and pastas, diced fresh in salad. Less cold hardy than many European kale v...
Long dark blue-green deeply savoyed narrow strap leaves with under-turned edges, very popular at market. The original “dinosaur kale” as introduced to the US by Renee Shepherd in the 1980’s. Excellent fiber steamed or sautéed in soups, stews and pastas, diced fresh in salad. Less cold hardy than many European kale varieties, can be lost at temperatures in the range from 18 to 24˚F. Also known as Dinosaur kale, Tuscan kale, Tuscan cabbage, Italian kale, Toscano and Cavolo Nero. Tags: Type: European, Specialty: Market, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Spring Fall Winter, Certification: Organic.
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  • Lacinato kale image##Photo: Adrienne Kimmy.##

    Photo: Adrienne Kimmy.

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    Photo: Adrienne Kimmy.

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    Photo: Adrienne Kimmy.

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Lacinato

Brassica oleracea capitata
Long dark blue-green deeply savoyed narrow strap leaves with under-turned edges, very popular at market. The original “dinosaur kale” as introduced to the US by Renee Shepherd in the 1980’s. Excellent fiber steamed or sautéed in soups, stews and pastas, diced f...
Long dark blue-green deeply savoyed narrow strap leaves with under-turned edges, very popular at market. The original “dinosaur kale” as introduced to the US by Renee Shepherd in the 1980’s. Excellent fiber steamed or sautéed in soups, stews and pastas, diced fresh in salad. Less cold hardy than many European kale varieties, can be lost at temperatures in the range from 18 to 24˚F. Also known as Dinosaur kale, Tuscan kale, Tuscan cabbage, Italian kale, Toscano and Cavolo Nero. Tags: Type: European, Specialty: Market, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Spring Fall Winter, Certification: Organic.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW KALE

Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost, plant out 4 weeks before last frost. For fall harvest, transplant 13 weeks before first frost, without additional protection. In a hoophouse, you can plant 2-3 weeks later. Direct seed every 8” in May. Will over winter in zone 7b, becomes sweeter with frost. Harvest from the bottom of the stem up with a quick snap down at the base of the leaves. Dunk in cold water to wash, store at 32˚F.15. Row covers reduce cabbage worms and extend winter harvest. Leaves are frost hardy to about 25–22˚F. Soil pH 6.1-6.5. Hardiness zones 3-9. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 7,000 seeds per ounce. Average 112M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 75%. Usual seed life: 4 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 5-10
Plant Spacing 12-18”
Row Spacing 24”
Days To Maturity 62
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained

Lacinato Seed Count
1 Ounce ≈ 8,100 seeds
.25 Pound ≈ 32,400 seeds
1 Pound ≈ 130m seeds

Meet Your Farmer

We promote fair trade, organic practices and environmental responsibility throughout the Restoration Seeds supply chain. Below are the family farmers and seed suppliers who bring our open pollinated seeds to you.

Lupine Knoll Farm Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Seed grower since 2001
At Lupine Knoll Farm, Jonathan and Jessie Spero breed and sell both old and new open pollinated vegetable seeds. New introductions from Lupine Knoll include Top Hat sweet corn, Solstice broccoli, Emerald Fan lettuce and Siber-frill kale. Located in the Applegate valley of Southwest Oregon. Lupine Knoll has been certified organic since 2001.
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