KALE GREEN LEAF VEGETABLE BABY TUSCAN PLANT SEEDS 4 SALE.$4 PER 10 SEEDS.Add $4 pack/post to the order [Brassica oleracea acephala]
Plants can be harvested in 45 to 55 days.Full sun & well drained soil.
Kale has to be one of the healthiest green leaf vegetables around.
Annual to 30cm. Tuscan kale variety particularly suited to baby leaf production but can be grown to full size. Tender dark green spoon shaped leaves with a mild sweet flavour.
Best harvested when leaves are around 10cm tall. Great for cut and come again harvesting. Extremely hardy and productive variety with a short compact habit. Can be eaten raw or cooked.
Tuscan kale is also known as “Cavolo Nero”, “Black Cabbage” or “Wild Cabbage”.
Kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) is a cruciferous vegetable, characterized by leaves along the stem, which, in recent years, have gained a great popularity as a ´superfood´. Consequently, in a popular culture it is listed in many ´lists of the healthiest vegetables´. Without the doubt, a scientific evidences support the fact that cruciferous vegetables included in human diet can positively affect health and well-being, but remains unclear why kale is declared superior in comparison with other cruciferous.
It is questionable if this statement about kale is triggered by scientific evidence or by some other factors. Our review aims to bring an overview of kale’s botanical characteristics, agronomic requirements, contemporary and traditional use, macronutrient and phytochemical content and biological activity, in order to point out the reasons for tremendous kale popularity.
Harvest Hearty Greens from the Garden
Keywords: biological activity; cruciferous vegetables; phytochemistry; superfood.
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