Organic Lacinato | Dinosaur Kale
8 days to microgreens harvest
30 days for baby greens harvest
60 days full harvest
HEIRLOOM We love these gorgeous dark blue-green leaves, deeply savoyed and full of flavor. Though not as cold hardy as our other kales, the flavor and tenderness of Organic Lacinato | Dinosaur Kale is exceptional in the summer when most kale remains more tough.
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Organic Lacinato (Dinosaur) Kale
Transplant: Indoors, sow 2 seeds/cell & thin to 1. Harden off & transplant around last frost 12″ apart. Mulch to reduce weed & watering pressure.
Direct Sow: Early spring, sow 3-4 seeds every 12”, 1/8th” deep in rows 18” apart for full-size plants & thin to 1. For baby leaves, sow 40 seeds/foot in a 2” wide band every 3 weeks for continual harvest.
Sowing Date: As soon as soil can be worked
Seed Depth: 1/8 inch
Days to Germination: 3-8
Days to Maturity: 8 days microgreen, 25 baby leaf and 50 days to full
Plant spacing after thinning: 12 inches
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I struggled with germination and growth with this lacinato kale. Did not germinate well two years in a row when direct sown outdoor with 2 weeks in the 70’s and warmer soil. Tried again, in plastic pots as well as soil blocks indoors under lights. Even when babied along they did not do well and never amounted to much. Other kales (red Russian, dwarf) did well and grew well, including a 3.5 foot (!) kale that overwintered. Not these unfortunately – maybe a bad batch? Will order again before I give up. For reference, I am in Central Ohio 6a urban garden with both in-ground and raised beds.
Heather (verified owner) –
Thanks for sharing your experience friend! I would love to chat more about growing lacinato kale! Feel free to reach out to email@example.com to continue the conversation! Glad to hear that you aren’t giving up :)-Heather & The Fruition Team