Kale/ Cavalo Nero Raven F1

£1.89

Cavolo Nero Raven has large, uniform leaves which are dark in colour and have excellent flavour.  The textured leaves help the plant to be less susceptible to wind damage compared to other varieties and is resistant to cold weather and bolting.

  • Seed Count: 50 seeds

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Kale/ Cavalo Nero Raven F1

Cavolo Nero Raven has large, uniform leaves which are dark in colour and have excellent flavour.  The textured leaves help the plant to be less susceptible to wind damage compared to other varieties and is resistant to cold weather and bolting.

Cultivation advice Kale/ Cavalo Nero Raven F1

Sow Indoors: March-April

Sow Outdoors: April-June

Days To Germination: 7-14 days

Optimum Soil Temperature: 15-20 °C

Planting Depth: 15mm

Plant Height: 100cm

Plant Spacing: 30cm

Light: Full Sun

  • Plant in spring as soon as the ground can be worked or in autumn for an over-winter crop.
  • Sow 1/4 to 1/2″ deep, 1″ apart in rows 18-30″ apart. Thin seedlings to 8-12″ apart which can be transplanted or eaten.
  • Kale germinates best in cool or warm soil temperatures with even moisture.
  • Choose an area with full sun and a soil pH of 6.0-7.0.
  • Enrich the soil with compost or well-rotted manure.
  • Harvest by clipping individual leaves
  • Kale is very hardy and quality actually improves after a frost