Lacinato Kale (Brassica oleracea)
Known as Dinosaur or Black Tuscan Kale, Lacinato is an old Italian heirloom that produces large, highly savoyed blue-green leaves 3” wide and 10-18” long. Flavor is best after a frost or two. Pick early for tender leaves.
- 275 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-8 days
- Maturity: 60-65 days
- Sow ¼” deep in direct sun as soon as soil can be worked in early spring.
- Space plants 12-24” apart in rows 18-36” apart.
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We have grown this kale for two years now and are quite happy with it. Our children love to make kale chips and these hold up well for the cooking. The plants are beautiful to look at and I enjoy the easy harvest to table aspect.
Beautiful & Tasty
Especially good kale chips!