Vegetable: Greens, Kale, Nero Di Tuscana Dinosaur - Brassica Oleracea
Also known as Lacinato and Cavolo Palmizio (‘palm-leaved cabbage’). ‘Tuscan Black’ kale was described by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1885 and traced back to the 18th century by William Woys Weaver who calls it “one of the most beautiful kales to grace any kitchen garden” and suggests interplanting with a vivid green lettuce for a spectacular color combination.
Delicious and nutritious as well as adapted to a wide temperature range, its sweet mild flavor improves after frost. It is recommended to sidedressing it with compost. Using this treatment, it may grown 6' plants!
Days to Maturity: 62