Kale

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[scientific name]

Sustainable Ewe favourites:

History

Very similar in taste to borecole or collard greens

Cold hardy

Two types

Curly

Smooth – Red Russian (Ragged Jack)

will not cross pollinate with other brassicas

can withstand temps as low as -12

tolerates a wide variety of soil types

likes good drainage

rarely suffers club root (causes stunted growth and deformed roots)

Great chook food

contains iron, calcium Vitamins C, A, K and folic acid

Growing

Storing harvested [name]:

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Others: Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Sulphur, Boron