The Hanged Man tarot symbolizes selflessness and making a decision for the greater good, which is fitting for this colorful, cold-tolerant plant because it responds to hot weather by deepening it's red hue making it a unique and delicious addition to salads, juices and soups.
Brassica Oleracea Annual
Beautiful curled kale is produced from 2-3 foot tall stalks. Deep red in color and full of anthocyanins. The hotter the temperature outdoors, the darker the color will appear. Frost tolerant and can withstand cold soil.
Envelope contains 15 seeds.
SUN NEEDS: shade (less than 3 hours) PLANTING DEPTH: 1/2 inch GERMINATION: 10-21 days MATURITY: 65 days SOIL TYPE: fertile soil high in organic matter HARDINESS ZONES: 7-9 SUPPORT NEEDED: none
Sow in full sun in early spring and in midsummer for fall crop. Sow seeds 10-12 inches apart. The optimal soil temperature for planting kale is 60 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. In warm climates, kale can be direct seeded in the late summer or early fall, as well as in the spring. A winter crop of kale in warm climates is often much sweeter than a summer crop.