Kale is another cool season green that you can plant early and enjoy into Fall. It won’t bolt in hot weather so you will have a season of leaves. Just clip what you want and leave the main plant to grow more leaves.
- Toscano: (60 days) Also called Italian, Dinasaur or lacinato type. Open-shape kale has straplike, blue-green leaves. Long lasting into cold weather.
- Red Russian: (50 days) Dark green oak-leaf shaped leaves. Red/purple hues intensify in cooler weather. Tender, sweet taste when cooked. Can also be eaten raw. Can harvest for ‘baby greens’ after about 25 days.