Cavolo Nero - Black Cabbage / Kale Lacinato
Cavolo nero is an old Italian variety which looks like a cross between cabbage and kale. It can be used as you would cabbage or kale in salads, stir-frys or boiled.
- Rotate brassica (broccoli, kale, cauli etc) crops
- Add compost and lime to the soil
- Plant 30cm apart
- Harvest in 8 to 10 weeks
- Fold leaves over (once heads start to develop) to protect from sun and prevent frost damage
- Harvest heads before plant flowers
- Put excess in freezer
- Rainbow beet
- Spring onions
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Note: internet orders for pickup in the shop - it is advised to pick up as soon as practicable to ensure the quality of the plants.