Rounder leaves than collards, Tronchuda Kale Seeds (Portuguese Kale) have a distinctive bluish green colour and prominent white midribs. Tronchuda Beira Portuguese Kale Seeds produce thick leaves with a flavour somewhere between Scots kale and cabbage. This hybrid version of traditional Portuguese kale has better heat resistance in summer, but is also winter hardy, with a taste that is improved by frost.
Matures in 55 days. (Hybrid seeds)
- Taste improves with frost
- Distinctive bluish green colour
- Good heat resistance in summer
- Hybrid seeds
- Matures in 55 days
Sow 3-4 seeds 5mm (¼”) deep in each spot you where a plant is to grow. Thin to the strongest plant. Space 45-60cm (18-24″) apart in rows 75-90cm (30-36″) apart.