‘Winterbor’ is one of the easiest kale varieties to grow, especially in areas where frost resistance is a priority. As the name suggests, this variety performs well in cold weather. Sow seeds or plant starter plants in midsummer for a fall or winter harvest, or in early spring for a summer harvest. Enjoy high-powered productivity that yields an abundance of thick ruffled leaves as quickly as 60 days after planting. Once the plant is established in the garden, harvesting fresh, outer leaves will encourage continuous growth. Snap or cut each leaf off where it meets the stem to help keep the plant healthy.
‘Winterbor’ kale can be used raw as a baby leaf lettuce or a garnish, but the taste of the raw leaves is somewhat bitter. This variety is most often used for cooking, especially in soups or stir-fries. Kale is high in vitamins A, C and K.
Excellent for flavoring a variety of dishes. Delicious when lightly steamed or boiled. Superb for adding flavor to soups, stews and casseroles. Wash fruits, vegetables and herbs thoroughly before eating.