Winterbor

A Vates Blue Curled type with tall stems that allow easier stripping.

V28503 : Winterbor
Treatment * Pkg Size ** Price
Treated 1M seeds $10.10
Treated 5M seeds $45.25
Treated 25M seeds $207.50
Treated 100M seeds $780.00
* M = 1,000
** US prices shown in USD
Attributes
Item Number
V28503
Plant Height (inches)
18
Hybrid  
Yes
High Tunnel  
Yes
Treatment
Standard Treatment
Popular For
Fresh Market
Canada
Yes

Growing Tips

Planting

Plant rows 2’ - 3’ apart with plants 8” - 16” apart. Seeding rate should be approximately 2 to 4 pounds per acre. Preplant fertilizer should be 60 pounds per acre of nitrogen, 0 - 60 pounds of phosphorus, and 0 - 200 pounds of potassium per acre depending on soil test results.

Planting Guidelines - Kale
Approximate Seeds per Pound:
124,000 - 136,000
Seeding Rate per Acre by Weight:
1.9 - 2.9 oz
Seeding Rate per Acre in M (1,000):
15.2 - 24.2 M
Seeding Rate Seeds per 1,000 foot of Row:
667 - 800
Seed or Plant Spacing In Row:
15 - 18"
Seed or Plant Spacing Between Rows:
18 - 24"
Seed or Plant Spacing Depth:
.25 - .5"
Recommended Soil Temperature:
60 - 75°F
Days to Germination:
6 - 10
Management

Sidedress 30 - 60 pounds of nitrogen after transplants are established. Use crop rotation to help combat disease pressure. Scout fields for disease, mildew, and insects.

Harvest

Kale can be harvested three ways: whole plant, bunched leaves, or “stripped” leaves. “Stripped” kale is pre-packaged for fresh market in all methods; yellow or damaged leaves must be removed before packing.

Storage

Leafy greens can be stored close to 32ºF. At this temperature, they can be held for 10 - 14 days.