Lacinato Kale Brassica oleracea Acephala group

Lacinato Kale has been planted 8 times by Growstuff members. Lacinato kale is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)



living and reproducing in a single year or less

First harvest expected


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How to grow lacinato kale

Grown for: leaf (1)

Plant from: seed (5), seedling (3)

Plant in: semi-shade (4), sun (4)

lacinato kale is a variety of kale

Scientific names

  • Brassica oleracea Acephala group

Alternate names

  • Tuscan kale
  • Tuscan cabbage
  • Italian kale
  • Dinosaur kale
  • cavolo nero
  • cavalo nero
  • black kale
  • flat back cabbage
  • palm tree kale
  • black Tuscan palm

Lacinato kale harvests