Brassica oleracea Acephala Group
KALE, ORNAMENTAL KALE
Brassicaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen biennial or annual

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.45m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, UK

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names: Borecole

 
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Brassica oleracea Acephala Group
KALE, ORNAMENTAL KALE
Brassicaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen biennial or annual

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.45m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: grey-green; variegated pink, white or purple

Edibility: vegetable, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits formal & cottage designs

Uses: pot, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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