Ethiopian cabbage, Brassica carinata ‘Old Women Meet and Gossip’ – 2

155 – Karate Cabbage

$3.00$12.50

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

(Brassica carinata) This Ethiopian “kale” quickly forms large mounds with smooth green leaves and a rich, buttery taste. Leaves are rich in glucosinolates, folic acid and vitamin C. can be used in salads, stir fries, soups, or steamed on its own.
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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
75-80

SOWING
Direct sow seeds 1/2-1″ apart with 12-18 inches between rows.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Partial to full sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS

PLANT HEIGHT
3-5″ for cut greens, up to 8″ for bunching greens

PLANT SPACING
Thin plants to 4″ apart for bunching greens or keep 1/2-1″ apart for cut and come again greens

HARDINESS ZONES
Can tolerate light frost and prefers cool weather

HARVEST

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

A great salad addition or as a sauteed green. The buttery flavor of this green makes it a sure palate pleaser! Eat the “raab” (also shown in picture) of the plant too if a spring planting starts to bolt.

 

Additional Information

Size

S ~ 300 seeds, L ~ 2000 seeds, .75 oz

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