Sea kale is starting to emerge

Color is easiest to evaluate in sea kale at the sprouting stage. That is when they reveal how much anthocyanin content they have.

Cultivariable Standard:

Yaquina Head:

Piedras Blancas:

Point Grenville:

And a couple of unnamed seedlings from my purple population:


Neat! I have ten mixed-pheno thongs coming from you in May, so hopefully I’ll mulch them well enough to make it through the winter and then I’ll see some of those colors in my own soil.

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Those look amazing. That is one plant I have never grown. I wonder if I have a spare spot that I could put some, hmmm.

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