Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Alternate (winter), everyday (summer)
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 30cm by 30cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest 60-70 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why is my kale plant not growing?
Kale likes dry and cold climates. If the climate is too wet, hot, or humid, your plant will struggle to grow properly.
Why is my Kale plant dying?
Kale plants may get affected by caterpillars. You will have to handpick the caterpillars and shake the plant vigorously to remove any other. Later in the warm season, Aphids may show up on leaves. Wash down the leaves with a water hose to make aphids go away and get rid of the extra leaves.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Kale Is Loaded With Powerful Antioxidants Like Quercetin and Kaempferol. Regular consumption of Kale Can Help Lower Cholesterol, Which May Reduce The Risk of Heart Disease.
Kale is one the best low-calorie foods, loaded with vitamins and minerals. It is high in Vitamin K and Manganese. Kale is also a source of the carotenoids - lutein and zeaxanthin. Boiling kale decreases the level of glucosinolate compounds, whereas steaming, microwaving or stir-frying does not result in significant loss.
1.When it comes to low temperatures, Kale is the hardest crop. It can withstand temperature as low as -10 to -15 degrees
2.Kale is also known as curly-leafed cabbage.
Once a Kale plant grows pretty large, you can get an abundant harvest from just a few Kale plants. Make sure that you do not harvest from the top part of the plant. One should pick mature Kale leaves from the periphery by cutting them off from the base.
A well-drained sandy loam soil is well suited for its cultivation. However, it can thrive well in any good soils with proper drainage. Kale is more tolerant of salt.
Potted Kale can be watered every alternate day. Field grown Kale is irrigatedevery fortnight. Kale can stand drought reasonably well.
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