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Kale: Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Perestroika'

Botanical name: Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Perestroika'

Common name: kale

also known as (borecole, walking stick cabbage, Scotch kale, Jersey longjacks cabbage, flowering cabbage, flowering kale, decorative kale, collard, colewort)

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Sprite
created by:
gardengirl

Austin, Tx

at a glance

Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 7a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Kale: Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'Perestroika'"

'Perestroika' kale is blend of heirloom red and white Russian kale that has beautifully ruffled blue-green leaves that have purple-red and white stems and leaf veins. Selected for sweet flavor, tender texture and high yields. Beautiful 'Perestroika' is extraordinarily cold and heat tolerant. Harvest big, delicious bouquets of nutrition packed, colorful leaves for months to steam, saute, braise or use in soups and stews. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

History:

Brassica oleracea is native to western Europe.

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