Kale Pohara aka Asparagus Kale


GENUS: Brassica SPECIES: oleracea


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Eastern Bay of Plenty
Number of Seeds: 50

Description: Well known around many Maori communities, particularly around the East Cape area, this kale is known as Pohara. It is a mild flavoured kale with large open light green leaves with a slight curl/crinkle around the edges. Gifted to our collection by Ian Kauta, of Torere. Also sent to us by Terry Harris of Blenheim with the name Asparagus Kale. 

Planting Instructions: Plant in trays in late Summer/Autumn or Early Spring. Prick out when first 2 leaves appear at 2.5 cm diagonal spacing and transplant when 8 cm high at 40 cm diagonal spacing. Alternatively Broadcast (direct sow) to harvest young leaves for mesclun salads.

Additional information

Weight 0.3 g


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