Lacinato Kale Seeds

"Dinosaur" leaves, savoyed and flavorful

Item # 52550-PK-P1
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Genus Brassica
Species oleracea
Variety Lacinato
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Days to Maturity 62
Fruit Color Black
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 24 in
Additional Characteristics Edible, Cool Season, Heirloom
Foliage Color Black, Blue Green
Harvest Season Early Winter, Late Fall, Late Winter, Mid Fall, Mid Winter
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy, Poor
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Outdoor, Winter Interest

Review Summary
(Based on 3 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
A Great Kale
Aron from SC wrote on October 20, 2015

I've grown this a couple of winters now. It's a great plant in that it withstands cold just fine (at least Charleston cold): I've planted it in Sept/Oct and it lasts until May. Usually worms/caterpillars are the ruin, but by then I'm nearly tired of it. The leaves are a good size and tender than most kales. So great in salad, sautes and smoothies, haven't tried it in chips since I figured out how to make those. Luckily the leaves last a long time between when they can be harvest and when they must, so a couple plants works for my wife and I harvesting about weekly.

5 star rating
They came through!
Rosalyn from TX wrote on September 05, 2013

About 3 years ago I was volunteering at a very underfunded, underprivileged elementary school in Newark Nj. I called at least 10 seed companies to ask for a few free seeds and maybe a few booklets on how to garden for the Teachers to show the children where food really comes from. After being a Burpee customer for almost 20 years they blew me off in a NY minute, when I said "donate". Park Seed sent me seeds, gardening books and a note. I distributed everything to Teachers, Parents, students and spread the word to the School Board about the generous donation from Park Seed. From that small gesture Park Seed is our seed company. I sent a note of Thanks to the amazing lady, but I wanted to comment in this box and again say ......THANK YOU.....!

5 star rating
Happy with seeds
Anonymous from wrote on March 14, 2013

Have grown their seeds before, always happy with it.

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