Brassica oleracea Acephala Group 'Redbor'
PURPLE CURLY KALE, BORECOLE
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, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Origins: not found wild

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Brassica oleracea Acephala Group 'Redbor'
PURPLE CURLY KALE, BORECOLE
Brassicaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen biennial or annual

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, neutral to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Leaves: grey-green; flushed purple; turning purple in winter

Edibility: vegetable, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: mass planting, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting






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