Red Russian borecole kale originally came from Siberia and is a very hardy winter variety, but is one of the tenderest of all kales and sweeter than most traditional varieties.
Its jam - packed with beneficial nutrients and is often dubbed a super food. Sweet and tender to eat!
Attractive to the plate and attractive in the garden, has lightly crinkled , frilly, slate green, oak like leaves with an unusual deep purple venation, a clouring that intensifies as winter approaches.
It has an excellent, very tender texture and gourmet flavour, which gets even better after a frost.Useful in salads as well.