Kale Reflex
Kale Reflex
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Kale Reflex

  • Incredibly hardy and a great source of winter greens from September to February.
  • Exceptionally curled dark green succulent and nutritious leaves.
  • A delicious curly kale that can be picked from young.
  • An excellent source of vitamins A and C as well as antioxidants.
  • Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out.

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Item: 380103
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Kale is one of the easiest vegetables to grow, and ‘Reflex’ is an incredibly hardy ultra-hardy variety will provide you with armfuls of highly nutritious, tasty leaves from September through to the following February.

A British culinary favourite since the mid-19th century, curly kale has had a resurgence in popularity in recent years. This dwarf variety has attractive, dark green, densely frilled leaves that have an extremely sweet taste with no bitterness. It’s highly nutritious too, being rich in vitamins and antioxidants. A versatile ingredient in the kitchen, it is superb when steamed or stir-fried to retain nutrients and texture and the young leaves make a tasty raw addition to salads, it keeps very well in the freezer too!

Vigorous and sturdy, ‘Reflex’ will tolerate exposed positions and most soil types and does exceptionally well in poor soils where other vegetables might struggle, although is equally happy in well-drained, fertile soils. This is a vegetable that positively thrives over winter in Britain, so is a good cut-and-come-again option for continuous harvesting over a long season. Leaves are especially sweet and tasty when picked young from the plant.

If left to flower, the yellow blooms will attract wildlife to your garden, being a great source of nectar and pollen.

Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out. Grows to 90cm high and 60cm spread.

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Item 380103 supplied as:

Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out. Grows to 90cm high and 60cm spread.

Plant Care Information

Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Edible
Edible
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

  • Try growing alongside nasturtiums to keep Cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and with mint to repel beetles and other insect pests.
  • When harvesting, cut with a clean, sharp knife to avoid introducing disease or encouraging rot.

Care Information

  • Plant 45cm (18in) apart in well cultivated, moist but well-drained soil and water well.

Harvest

  • Pick a few leaves from each plant as required from when the plants are just 5cm (2in) tall; this will encourage new growth as long as you don’t cut the middle of the plant. The crown of the plant can be cut in December to encourage side shoots.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Fruiting Time
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
90 cm
60 cm
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2. Should any hardy plant fail to thrive thereafter, we'll replace free of charge - you just pay the P&P
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