The compact plants of Curled Scotch yield tender, blue-green, crinkled leaves that are delicious, very cold hardy and rich in vitamin A. It’s slow to bolt (meaning it won’t prematurely create flowering stems, thus diverting nutrients away from the kale) and does not yellow from heat or frost. In fact, light frost actually improves its tenderness. Harvest as baby leaf kale in just 25-30 days. Whenever you harvest it, kale is filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, as well as excellent amounts of calcium and dietary fiber.
Kale Vates Blue Scotch is versatile, and can be made into crunchy kale chips, added to soups and stews, cooked by itself, and is a delicious addition to salads.