Kale Red Russian Microgreen Seeds


  • Fast and easy to grow crop.
  • A popular choice with chefs.
  • Grow as microgreens, sprouts or baby leaf.
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Kale Red Russian Seeds – Bulk & Heirloom

  • Vibrant pink/purple stem.
  • Grow kale microgreens with the no-mess and no-soil hydroponic method.
  • Suitable as a vertical farming crop.
  • A 10 x 20″ growing tray yields approx. 310 grams of microgreens.

How to Grow Kale Microgreens

  • Do not presoak seeds.
  • Sow rate: 28 grams for a 10 x 20″ growing tray.
  • Moisten soil, flatten 3-4 cm soil in tray or grow hydroponically.
  • Cover for 2-3 days with tray lid. Store in well ventilated area away from light until the seeds germinate. Lightly water 1-2 times daily.
  • Uncover and place in light. Water 1-2 times daily.
  • Harvest time: Approximately 8-14 days.

How to Grow Kale Sprouts

These seeds can be sprouted using a glass sprouting jar, tray or hemp sprouting bag. The steps for sprouting in a jar are as following:

  • Add 1.5 tbsp (20 grams) of seeds to your jar, and fill with water.
  • Soak for 4-6 hours.
  • Rinse with water for a few minutes (It is particularly important to rinse your seeds well in humid conditions).
  • Tilt your jar upside down and using the sprouting lid to drain the water from your seeds. Leave for 8-12 hours.
  • Repeat the rinsing and draining process 2-3 times daily until your seeds sprout.
  • In 3-6 days the yield will be 1 – 1 1/2 cups.

Want to Grow Kale as a Baby Leaf Vegetable?

These kale seeds are suitable for growing as baby leaf and as a mature vegetable. Click here to find out more, and to view our range of bulk vegetable seeds.

Product specifications

  • Heirloom, open-pollinated variety.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non GMO.
  • Variety: Brassica oleracea.var. acephala.
  • 400 – 450 seeds per gram.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.


Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Our seeds come with a satisfactory germination rate guarantee for 3 months from date of purchase if stored correctly. Store seeds in a cool, dry place (under 10°C) or in an airtight container in the fridge. Do not expose to moisture or direct sunlight, Grains, cereals & pulses should be refrigerated.

Download Growing Guides

Click here to download a sprouting guide with growing tips, instructions & troubleshooting.

Click here to download a microgreen guide with growing tips, instructions & troubleshooting.

Want to learn more about growing sprouts & microgreens? Check out our Learning Hub which has articles about growing the most popular varieties.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Alan Scott
glucosinolate content

We are interested in the glucosinolate content of the seed determined by HPLC analysis. This seed produces a broad spectrum of glucosinolates resulting in good level bioactive conversion.

Tim Denford
Kale Kale Red Russian Microgreen Seeds

They are growing well and look really cool! Can't wait to taste them.