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Kale Cottagers 50 seeds
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Kale Cottagers 50 seeds
A fine Heritage variety, Cottages has unusual green/purple leaves, is extremly hardy, providing a tasty supply of leaves throughout the winter. Unlike other kales a secondary crop of tasty side shoots up the stems in early spring. Originated from a cross between a kale, brussels sprout and then recrossed with purple sprouting broccoli. This breeding was found of interest by Charles Darwin and mentioned in his writings of the Gardeners Chronical of 1860, and his book Animals and Plants under Domestication in 1868.

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General Information
Brassica oleracea General Sowing information: Sow thinly late spring at a depth of approx 1cm. Plant out when approx 12cm high 50-60cm between plants and 60cm between rows. Harvest from autumn onwards. A harvest of fresh greens when most other vegetables are unavailable, the cold improves the crop, an excellent source for Vitamin A, is normally served cooked.