Kale is a greatly underrated vegetable. It can be harvested through the winter, but it is far better to pick the young and tender shoots in the early spring. Picked fresh they are very sweet. Kale fills the "hungry gap" in early spring in a similar way to
broccoli. We have been growing dwarf curled kale and giant red Russian kale (which may or may not be the same as Ragged Jack Kale).

Some of our brassicas have been hybridising lately. Not sure exactly what has crossed with what. We may end up growing kale X broccoli hybrids. Could be interesting.

Dwarf curled kale growing in Aberdeen

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