This delicious kale has been a staple in Italy and fine dining for hundreds of years. Its also known as Dinosaur kale, Tuscan Kale and Black kale. The leaves are some of the most delicious greens you will ever eat and grow on a vigorous, high yielding plant that tastes better after a frost.
These kale plants aren’t just edible but are a high interest plant in any garden. When leaves are plucked from the bottom they will begin to look like a palm tree. The leaves are heavily savoyed and the plant can reach 2 feet tall with colour variation from blue-green to dark forest green, nearly black. This plant will give you a havest all season long. It can be used in soups, stews, casseroles and side dishes and is the secret to authentic minestrone.