Written by Maggie
Jan 27 2021
Curly kale is a biennial herb of the genus Brassica in the cruciferous family, known as the horticultural variant of cabbage (cabbage). It is native to the Mediterranean coast to Asia Minor area, is mainly distributed in temperate regions. Its leaf shape and color are rich and colorful, the flowers are bright and beautiful, the flowering time is relatively long, the environmental requirements are not high, and it is relatively easy to plant, so it is often planted in flower beds or roadside, to play the role of greening. The following are details of growing Curly kale care.
Curly kale prefers warm weather, preferably between 20 and 25 degrees. Because it is very cold, and its heat resistance is very good, so, when we grow and care for Curly kale, whether it is winter or summer, generally do not need to adjust.
Curly Kale likes light, but she doesn't like bright light. As a result, potted plants can be placed in a sunny place, there is a strong direct light to move its position. If it is planted in the ground, it can be slightly covered when there is a strong light. However, when we grow and care for Curly kale in the winter, the shade is not needed.
Curly Kale prefers slightly drier conditions. It is drought tolerant and has a strong fear of flooding. Usually, when we grow and care for Curly kale, watering must be appropriate, can not water, according to the "rather dry not wet" to supplement water. In addition, in the winter is very cold, it can be directly cut off water.
The two most important requirements are nutrition and pH. When we grow and care for Curly kale, choose soil that is nutrient-rich and has a pH between 5.5 and 6.8.
In normal times, Curly kale foliage should be trimmed if it is observed to be very disorganized or dense. When we grow and care for Curly kale, pruning should also be done in flowering period, and residual flowers should be cut off in time.
Occasionally "powdery mildew" occurs, harming leaves and flowers. When we grow and care for Curly kale, in addition to spraying chlorothalonil, you also need to clean up the clutter around in time.
There's a lot of variety. Curly kale has "aphid", breed fast, usable oxidize Le Guo to eliminate. There is a "volume moth". When we grow and care for Curly kale, we need to kill borer pine, but also need to clean up weeds and leaves. And Vegetable Bugs, which can be used with dichlorvos.