Growing Calendar for Kale Black Magic x 16 - Plants
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Black Magic is an improved form of the Italian Black Kale and has been specially bred for UK home growers so they can enjoy growing it in the UK climate.
It stands up to our winter weather so well, the foliage is darker and plants are more uniform than Italian Black Kale. Marshalls praises it for its good stability and bolt resistance.
Black Magic cooks quickly, keeping its rich dark colour. The leaves have a unique flavour and delicate texture. Some people blitz kale but we recommend you simply steam to enjoy the unique texture of the whole leaves.
From just 16 plants you can take advantage of weeks of harvest. Plant to furnish two average allotment rows.
The Kale Magic is not currently doing very well. Consulting "the books" it seems we have planted them out about a month too early. We assumed that if Marshalls are selling, then it's ready to be planted outside unless stated otherwise. But it may also be our lack of experience. We'll have to see what happens.
The plants came ok but have all since died despite being planted after a drink; my first order for plants from Marshalls and probably my last - poor
Plants were rather leggy on arrival, so I have potted them on. They have all taken and I will plant them out shortly.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days