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Kale 'Red Russian'

Brassica oleracea
Please Note: A $15 service fee applies to all orders. We are unable to take phone orders or add items over the phone to online orders at this time. Purchase for Pickup is available at five locations: Auburn, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Rocklin. We're committed to fulfilling your order within 24 hours.

Typically available from fall through winter. Check with your local store for current availability.

Heirloom variety has very large, velvety, gray-green leaves with reddish stems. Surprisingly tender leaves have a mild flavor that improves with frost. 

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.


  • Size: 2'-3' tall, 1' wide
  • Days to Maturity: 60 Days
  • Productivity: 18" tall greens
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Arching

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched garden soil with good drainage after danger of 100° weather has passed. Plant in rows leaving 12" of space between each row. Add fertilizer to soil before transplanting. Water early morning or late evening. Harvest young leaves as needed.



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