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Kale

Kale (also known as leaf cabbage) is a member of the cabbage family and has purple or green leaves.

Origin:

Mediterranean

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 3-5 weeks before the last frost.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 6-8 weeks before the first frost.

Preferred Growing Climate: Direct sun

Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2”

Plant Spacing: 3-4”

Days to Germinate: 10-14 days

Days to Harvest: 70-75 days

In Season:

Fall/Winter

Pairs Well With:

Salad, soup, smoothies, kale chips

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams.

Calories: 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat: 0.9 g    1%

Saturated Fat: 0.1 g    0%

Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3 g

Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 38 mg    1%

Potassium: 491 mg    14%

Total Carbohydrate: 9 g    3%

Protein: 4.3 g    8%

Vitamin A: 199%    Vitamin C: 200%

Calcium: 15%    Iron: 8%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 15%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 11%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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