Sympatic kale – red (Brassica oleracea var. Sabellica) an interesting variety with dark purple leaves, which can also be a garden decoration in winter. Sympatic is a medium late variety. The plant forms a strong, leafy shoot that can reach a height of 60 to 70 cm. The curly leaves have an intense, red, dark purple color, which is why this kale is also used as an ornamental plant. They are treasuries of protein, contain large amounts of vitamins, including folic acid, as well as macro- and microelements. Kale can be eaten raw in the form of salads, or after cooking or baking, it will serve as an addition to vegetable and meat dishes, soups or casseroles. If left in the garden for winter, it can also be harvested at this time of the year. After a frost Kale tastes at its best.
Kale can be successfully grown both from seedlings and from sowing directly into the field. It is an excellent vegetable for the main crop and catch crop. Sowing kale seeds under covers is possible from March to June, while in the case of cultivation in open ground, we postpone the sowing date by one month. Valuable leaves can be harvested continuously from August to December, as kale tolerates temperatures down to -18 ° C