Kale shoots grow in 8–10 days.
They contain: vitamins A, C, B₆, E, K, calcium, copper, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, selenium, chlorophyll, amino acids and antioxidants.
Benefits: studies have shown that kale is high in calcium and can help prevent bone thinning, as well as helping to prevent diabetes, while supporting heart health. It is fibre-rich, helps the body build collagen, and can help reduce stress and prevent the risk of cancer.
Use in: salads, egg dishes, sandwiches, juices, smoothies and garnishes.
How thickly should I sow the seeds? It all depends on the size of the seeds.
Sowing recommendation for kale ~ 2g of seeds on a 10 × 10 cm (100 cm²) tray.