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PlantFiles: Kale, Collard, Cole
Brassica oleracea var. acephala 'Blue Armor'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea var. acephala
Cultivar: Blue Armor

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Sep 27, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1990 hybrid from Abbott and Cobb. Vigorous Scotch-type kale, deep blue-green, very curled and fringed leaves, very uniform and high-yielding.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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