Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group) 'White Peacock'

White Peacock Ornamental Kale

$19.85 | 1 G | 75 Avail. | $19.85

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb



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White Peacock Ornamental Kale is a cool season annual with deeply serrated edible basal foliage that has white ribs on the vibrant green outer leaves and ivory inner leaves.  The foliage is crisp but tender with a sweet, earthy and subtle peppery undertone.  The leaves have the best flavor after the first frost.  Best if grown in rich, consistently moist well-drained loamy soils.   

Type: 

Annual

Height: 

0.5' - 1'

Spread: 

0.5’ - 1'

Spacing: 

1'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 11

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

N/A

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  A cool seasonal plant best grown in spring or fall.  Potential insect problems include cabbageworms, cabbage loopers, flea beetles, caterpillars, thrips, slugs and aphids. Root maggots may be a problem in some areas. Watch for leaf spots, blackleg, black rot and yellows.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardenEdible Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Dill, Agastache, Sage

 

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