Kale Red Ruble

£1.29

Kale Red Ruble is a baby leaf variety and has vibrant red, serrated leaves. This variety is known for having a high iron content, which is typically 10 times higher than other kale varieties. For the most intense color and flavour, we recommend harvesting at 5cm tall, as the colour fades as the growth matures.

  • Seed Count: 500 Seeds

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Kale Red Ruble

Kale Red Ruble is a baby leaf variety and has vibrant red, serrated leaves. This variety is known for having a high iron content, which is typically 10 times higher than other kale varieties. For the most intense color and flavour, we recommend harvesting at 5cm tall, as the colour fades as the growth matures.

 Cultivation Kale Red Ruble

Sow Indoors: All year

Sow outdoors: May-September

Days To Germination: 5-7 days

Optimum Soil Temperature: 12°C

Planting Depth: 5mm

Plant Height: 5-12cm

Light: Full Sun

  • Sow 5mm deep. Thin seedlings to 8-12 apart which can be transplanted or eaten.
  • Kale germinates best in cooler to 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 the deep colour will develop after the first frosts.
  • Harvest through to early Apr.