This variety of kale has a long history traced back to Tuscany in the 18th Century. A rather primitive open kale with 3″ wide strapped leaves that are 10″ long on 2-3′ tall plants. Pick the leaves from the bottom up for continuous harvest.
Red Russian Kale is a beautiful Siberian Kale that came to Canada in
the 1800’s by way of Russian traders. It has dark blue-green leaves resembling an oak leaf that are split by purple veins and stand about 2-3’ tall.