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Kale Purple x Daubenton 'Keeper'

Kale Purple x Daubenton 'Keeper'

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Kale Purple x Daubenton
(Brassica oleracea, Cottager's Kale, Hungry gap kale)

This beautiful and productive perennial Kale is a very rare variety created by crossing Purple tree collards with Daubenton Kale it forms a really bushy and generous plant with lovely big sweet leaves.
Good bushy growing habit, vigorous. 
A perennial form of this well known plant usually found in the vegetable garden! 


    • Height: Easily maintained to 75 cm
    • Spread: Easily maintained to 75 cm
    • Foliage Colour: Grey/green with purple veining
    • Soil Type: Moist, well drained, sandy, loam, chalk
    • Position: Full Sun - Semi Shade
    • Hardiness: Fully Hardy once established, H7 (-15 and below)
    • Type: Evergreen


Supplied in either a 9cm pot or 1 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.

    Edible perennial Kales are well known by the edible gardener for their use during the 'Hungry Gap' a particularly difficult period in the spring where there is a gap between the winter vegetables finishing and the spring vegetable starting.
    Hungry Gap Kale being evergreen it is able to yield produce all year round and quickly grows back after harvest.
    Our plants are grow in 1 litre pots ready to quickly establish in the border and can be harvested as soon as there is enough growth, they are grown in Peat Free compost. Plants may be pruned prior to delivery to aid packing.
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