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Brassicas: Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Kohlrabi and Asian Greens

With dozens of brassica vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection means the difference between success and disappointment. Use this guide to determine what Brussels sprouts, kale, kohlrabi and Asian greens will suit you best.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Compact Starbor Kale Well Suited for Small Garden
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Kale <em>&lsquo;Starbor&rsquo;</em> F1

More compact than most kales, this variety is well suited to the small or windswept garden. The tightly curled green leaves stand up well to winter cold. Try successional sowings for a year-round crop of tasty baby leaves.

Sow: Early spring to early summer
Harvest: Early fall to early spring
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade:Full sun, partial or dappled shade



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