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Brassica oleracea Acephala

Caulet de Flandre

Description

A purple form of the Jersey Tree Cabbage. Distinct purple hue to its slightly frilly leaves.

Leaves have a strong kale flavour which are harvested from the bottom up.

Harvesting seed

Allow pods to dry to a light brown colour on plant before harvesting.

Hang up to dry and the break up over a bowl. Screen with a sieve and winnow.


Additional Info

Height
101-150cm
Spread
Colour
Hardiness
Hardy
Longevity
Biennial
Seed viability
4 years
Nominal value
8 pence/seed