Actually, Brassica Oleracea is also known as flowering or ornamental kale. In fact, it is an attractive choice for the fall garden. Flowering kale is popular as a good complement to other fall bloomers including pansies as well as chrysanthemums. Besides, it can be used in garden beds and containers. The plant can be found in pink, purple as well as white Cultivars. To Grow Flowering Kale, you will need:
- Garden trowel
- pH meter
First, you have to Plant nursery-grown plants in full sun when nighttime temperatures have dropped to 50 F. After that, you need to dig small holes in containers or beds sized to the flowering kale’s root ball. Then, you must keep your plants well watered. You need to irrigate once the top inch of soil is dry. Next, you should give a liquid fertilizer with water to providing quick access to nutrients for establishment.
Forth, you can treat Diseases and pests with organic or synthetic pesticides as needed. Last, you must keep flowering kale in place even after frost. Unlike most bedding annuals, flowering kale is native to Eurasia, it stays attractive down to 15 F. You should apply mulch over the roots for some protection and make sure pots drain well.