Kale: Dwarf Blue Curled, Vate's Strain

Begin harvest with the largest plants, cutting them off at ground level. 

Or -- harvest the tender inner leaves until very cold weather shuts the plants down.

Make several pickings during season for abundant crop before hot weather.

Approximate Harvest Dates:
May 11, 2011

Will Plant a Fall Crop.

Preserving Notes: Kale and collards can be left in the Garden long after the first fall frost. Harvest as needed until the foliage finally succumbs to cold weather. Wind protection will prolong its usefulness.

Freeze.