Ornamental Cabbage And Kale
Often used in culinary settings as garnishes, the ornamental cabbage, and kale are colorful biennials planted in the fall. Usually grown as annuals for their showy foliage, they grow approximately one foot and 15 inches tall. Ornamental cabbage has smooth, wide leaves whereas the ornamental kale has frilly leaves and is more of a foliage plant. The plant takes from 70-90 days to mature and for an awesome bloom, it should be planted at least 12-18 inches apart.
Ornamental cabbage forms head with its leaves bearing smooth edges on the other hand Kales form rosettes with leaves serrated along the edges. They come in shades of purple, cream, green, and rose which are considered the ideal color for landscaping besides that it grows amazingly in containers filling the surroundings with an array of tints.
These plants are 5-8 cm in height and 1-year-old of age.
|Scientific Name||Brassica oleracea|
|Common name||Ornamental cabbage, ornamental kale|
|Growing time||fall or early spring|
|Plant Type||Annual or biennial|
|Mature size||12-18 inches tall and wide|
|Sun exposure||full sun|
|Temperature||40-80 degrees F|
|Soil type||rich loam, medium moisture, well-draining|
|Soil pH||5.5-6.5 (slightly Acidic)|
|Water||Keep the plants well-watered|
|Water||every 1-2 weeks|
|Humidity||natural room humidity but prefers humid conditions|
|Temperature||65 degrees F-85 degrees F|
|Soil||well drainage potting mix|
|Propagation||either by seed or division|
|Fertilizer||phosphorus-rich fertilizer during the flowering season|
|Bloom time||March to October|
|Plant height||3-5 feet|
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