Kalettes is a brand new vegetable; a small green and purple sprout with curly leaves. The Kalette is a cross between two real 'Superfoods', Brussels sprouts and British kale. More information can be found on the official Kalettes website.
|Sow||February (under glass) - April|
|Transplant||5-6 Weeks from sowing|
|Suggested Density||20,000 - 22,000 per hectare|
|Harvest Period||September - March according to variety|
TZ 0357 is the earliest of the three Kalettes® varieties, maturing from October. This variety has superb vigour and produces high yields of Kalettes® which are exceptionally easy to harvest. Remaining in good condition until at least the end of November, this variety develops a great sweet and nutty flavour as the season progresses.
TZ 0479 has exceptional maturity up the stem, this is the tallest of the three Kalettes® varieties and will produce high yields of tasty Kalettes for the all-important Christmas period, remaining in top quality throughout the whole of November and December.
TZ 0101 is an extremely winter hardy Kalettes® variety with slightly shorter stems which are resistant to lodging in high winds, this variety matures from January to February. The Kalettes® will remain in excellent condition during this challenging growing period and have performed well in trials even in heavy snow and freezing conditions.