Kale spacing

FlinsterFlinster Posts: 750
Hello All,

just wondering what spacing others others use in raised beds for Kale and PS Broccoli? 50cm?
varieties:
kale- Nero de Toscana and Redbor
PSB- Early Sprouting and Rudolph
Thanks!

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 4,604
    I plant out Nero de Toscana about 60-75cm apart they do get to be big plants by autumn and up to about 120cm tall
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  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 2,199
    I grew nero once, sowed the seeds direct in a raised bed, and just thinned them at regular intervals and ate the thinnings.  I ended up with about five plants and picked leaves off them.  Sadly, no-one liked it but me, and I didn't like it much.  But it was very easy to grow and kept on giving, well into the autumn.
  • FlinsterFlinster Posts: 750
    Thank you!
    I’m the only one who eats it too so will only grow a couple of plants- good idea about the thinnings! I will freeze any excess. 😬
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