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Boerenkool Darkibor F1 – Brassica oleracea

Curly kale ‘Darkibor F1’

Brassica oleracea


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Curly kale receives a lot of attention as a superfood. ‘Darkibor F1’ is a highly productive variety that is suitable for autumn cultivation. The dark green, tightly curled leaves have good resilience to yellowing. The plants grow to 45-90 cm high. As with all curly kale varieties, the colour and flavour benefit from a spell of cold weather.

Curly kale loves fertile, well-fertilised soil with plenty of organic matter that breaks down slowly. To ensure good growth, follow up feeding with an organic fertiliser several times during the crop cycle may help the plants.

Growing outdoors
Pre-sow: 4 weeks before transplanting
Transplant: May-early July
Harvest: July-November, approx. 105 days after transplanting

Spacing: 75x60 cm
Soil: fertile with plenty of organic matter, alkaline and not too heavy
Characteristics: highly resilient to yellowing

Quick facts
Plant spacing    :   75x65 cm
Position    :   sun
Plant height    :   40-60 cm
Seed coating    :  

These seeds are provided with an organically certified coating which makes sowing easier.