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Brassica oleracea 'Bor Series'/Kale Cultivars

Brassica oleracea 'Bor Series' / Brassica oleracea 'Bor Series'
Redbor among pansies
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Redbor among pansies

Redbor in border planting

Redbor foliage


Redbor needs cold for best color of foliage

Ripbor foliage


Very curly leaves of Ripbor

Starbor foliage

Starbor plant

Starbor in a landescape

Winterbor in ground bed


Winterbor has very curly foliage

Silvery-green fo;liage of Winterbor

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Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea 'Bor Series'
Common Name: Kale Cultivars
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: These are vegetable plants and are grown to be harvested and eaten. Leaf pieces are interesting in green salads. Have value as an ornamental as they have beautiful,large, colorful, and curly leaves. Be sure to plant early so growth can occur before hot weather arrives. Plant in November in the South and early spring in the North. As the leaves are harvested form the bottom, the heavy stem is seen.