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Kale 'Improved Siberian Dwarf'

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group)

Improved Siberian Dwarf is a variety of Kale which is a member of the Mustard family. Its botanical name is Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Improved Siberian Dwarf'. 'Improved Siberian Dwarf' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.

An improved open-pollinated variety. It maintains its quality in the garden long after most other overwintered kales bolt in the spring. Frilly dark green leaves.

This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years. Improved Siberian Dwarf is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet).

Improved Siberian Dwarf Kale is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Kale 'Improved Siberian Dwarf'

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Improved Siberian Dwarf is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Improved Siberian Dwarf needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Improved Siberian Dwarf from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.97 inches (7.62 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 13°C / 55°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Improved Siberian Dwarf about 49 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Improved Siberian Dwarf

Improved Siberian Dwarf is very hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Improved Siberian Dwarf

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