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Kale 'Tronchuda'  

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group)

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Tronchuda is a variety of Kale which is a member of the Mustard family. Its botanical name is Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Tronchuda'. Leaves usually appear in   Dark spring green colour. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year.

Tronchuda 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tronchuda have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tronchuda

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Tronchuda is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage.

Growing Tronchuda from seed

Transplanting Tronchuda

Tronchuda is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Tronchuda

Other Names for Kale 'Tronchuda'

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