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Perennial Kale mutation?

Blue Vates Kale does not bolt?

My Mom tried Dwarf Blue Vates kale this year.

Anna noticed that it did not go to seed, so she pulled it out of the chicken coop and replanted it to see if it will come back next year.

Some perennial kale can live up to 5 or 6 years.



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Great Pic of Rosie in her UK Jacket! Per https://www.seedsavers.org/dwarf-blue-curled-organic-kale Can be overwintered with mulch as far north as Zone 4
Comment by Jayne Wead Tue Nov 6 11:15:38 2018





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