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Kale Brassica oleracea (acephala)

Kale has been planted 64 times by Growstuff members. Kale is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)


Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

156

days

First harvest expected

27

days after planting

Last harvest expected

34

days after planting

Photos

Kale plantings

Kale
Kale
by mamagotcha
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IMG_20190526_150722
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IMG_20171205_175847
by shiny
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IMG_20190526_151011
by shiny
garden 1
garden 1
by mamagotcha
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IMG_20160914_092344
by shiny
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P1010002
by shiny
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IMG_20190502_083701
by shiny

Kale harvests

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IMG_20190727_182109_307
by shiny
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IMG_20171209_182432
by shiny
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IMG_20171216_181905
by shiny
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IMG_20180314_073004
by shiny
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IMG_20180326_143901
by shiny
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IMG_20180411_180438
by shiny
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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

cavalo nero

cavalo nero

Brassica oleracea

lacinato kale

lacinato kale

Brassica oleracea Acephala group

Crop Map

Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.

What people are saying about kale

Today I transplanted the [cabbage](crop) and [onion](crop) seedlings outside and planted seeds for: [arugula](crop), [garlic](crop) (well, cloves, not seeds--forced in the fridge), mesclun salad mi...

I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 sq...

Just a note of something edible I planted, that won't ever be in our crops database, and would be a prime candidate for the "other" option we've talked about implementing: I just planted a big wide...

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Written by oakandsage

My [raspberry](crop) are flowering! Anyone whose english [pea](crop) plants yield spherical peas must be a saint. I only get spherical peas if I miss a pod. In the evening I sit out in the garde...

photo of crop

How to grow kale

Grown for: leaf (19) fruit (1)

Plant from: seed (29), seedling (17), (6), advanced plant (2)

Plant in: sun (36), semi-shade (16), (10), shade (1)


kale is a variety of Brassica oleracea Acephela group

Scientific names

  • Brassica oleracea (acephala)
  • Brassica oleracea Acephala group

Alternate names

  • borecole