Seed Savers Exchange Kale, Scarlet
Remarkably attractive dark green kale with red veined, frilly, tightly curled leaves. A vigorous performer with good cold tolerance. Leaves darken to deep scarlet in late season. Begin harvesting leaves when young, and allow plant to grow well into the early winter. 24-36" tall by 24" wide, 60 days from transplant.
This crop can be direct seeded into the garden 3-5 weeks before the last frost date, or you can start seedlings indoors around the same time. Transplant seedlings out after the danger of frost has passed.
If you want to use this crop or fresh eating harvest the small, young leaves. The outer leaves of the plant can be harvested for cooking greens as the plant grows.