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Red Russian Kale  

Roughly 20ish sprouts.Just sprinkled seed into pot. This years seed was saved from last years plants, which were bought as seedlings.

This planting is in the Vegetable garden .


Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 20

Plant Kale Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 3316


Care Instructions

Look to ensure a distance 11.89 inches (30.48 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.

Red Russian normally grows to a max height of 2.96 feet (that's 91.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden is in full sun light: Kale 'Red Russian' enjoys a partial sun position, so make adjustments where necessary.

Your garden contains don't know soil - try planting Kale 'Red Russian' in loam soil for best results.

Try to apply water fairly sparingly.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9) is within the ideal range for Kale 'Red Russian'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 11.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.5 as Kale 'Red Russian' is a acidic to alkaline soil loving plant.

More information about Red Russian Kale is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Red Russian Kale Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Harvest Tally

2.0 item

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 14 Apr 2018

    Harvesting day 89

    Two leaves.

    2.0 x item

  • 22 Feb 2018

    Planting Out day 38

    2 Strongest have been planted into garden. 6 others have been potted up to grow on and give away.

  • 13 Feb 2018

    Showing True Leaves day 29

    Sprouted weeks ago. Can’t recall exact date.

  • 15 Jan 2018

    Sown day 0


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