Kale Chinese Kailaan White Flowered Seeds

Kale Chinese Kailaan White Flowered Seeds

Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra

Item #0124

60-70 days. Chinese kale, also called Chinese broccoli, Kailaan, or Gai Lan can be substituted for regular broccoli in many recipes-its unique flavor will win you over! Chinese kale is easy to grow and will tolerate heat better than many kale and broccoli varieties. High in calcium, iron, vitamins A and C. Very popular for stir-fry dishes; it can also be steamed or boiled. For a gourmet treat, lightly sauté the thinned seedlings!

This packet sows up to 40 ft.

Seedling Image

Days to Emerge:
10-20 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 8" - 10"

Row/mound Spacing:

When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 8" - 10"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Also, in late summer for fall harvest. Mild Climates: Can be sown in fall for winter, early spring harvest. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 60°-85°F.

When to start inside: Not recommended; transplants tend to bolt (prematurely flower).

Harvesting: Pick the center bud stalks first; side branches will continue to produce flower buds for secondary harvesting. Whole plants should be harvested just before flower buds open when plant is 8"-10" tall.

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