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Kale Red Russian Vegetable Seeds
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Kale Red Russian Vegetable Seeds


  • Fast and easy to grow crop.
  • Hardy and vigorous variety.
  • Suitable for baby leaf and microgreens.
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Kale ‘Red Russian’ Vegetable Seeds

Syn. ‘Ragged Jack’

‘Red Russian’ has tender leaves that have blue-green veins and are tinged reddish-purple with frilly edges. It is very hardy; tolerant of both hot and cold weather. Grow it as a winter vegetable, as an ingredient in salad mixes or a garnish. It has a sweeter flavour than traditional Scotch kales. It is very nutritious; a source of folate, vitamin K and C, iron, iodine and calcium.

Plant Type:

      • Cool season annual, tolerant of hot and cold weather
      • Plant Height: Varies, typically up to 60 cm

Sow When:

      • Germinate best between 10 – 25°C soil temperature
      • Temperate: Early spring or late summer/early autumn
      • Subtropical: Autumn to early spring
      • Tropical: Autumn to early spring


      • Depth: Sow seeds 0.5 cm deep
      • Position: Full sun to partial shade
      • Sow Where: Directly into well-drained soil; keep soil consistently moist until germination occurs

Soil Type:

      • Details: Rich, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0 – 7.5


      • Spacing: Plant seeds or seedlings 30 – 45 cm apart in rows spaced 45 – 60 cm apart


      • Days to harvest: 50 – 65 days

Additional information

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Product Specifications

  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Open Pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Botanical name: Brassica oleracea var. acephala.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 250 – 300.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.