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Brassica oleracea 'Red Peacock' /Red Peacock Kale

Brassica oleracea 'Red Peacock'   / Brassica oleracea 'Red Peacock'
Colorful winter and spring feathery foliage
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Colorful winter and spring feathery foliage

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Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea 'Red Peacock'
Common Name: Red Peacock Kale
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: On of the better varieties with feather-like foliage. Grown during the cool season in the South and in late spring and summer farther north. Grows best in a raised bed to insure adequate drainage. Leaf-eating insects can sometime be a problem. Makes a nice cut foliage for the dining table.