(Brassica oleracea) A Pacific Northwest resurrection of the nearly 200 year old southern, wavy leafed classic “Green Glaze”, brought back to life by the collaborative breeding efforts of Alan Kapular, Carol Deppe, and Jeff McCormac. It expresses an uncommon recessive gene for a waxy, glossy leaf texture (think chard) which is said to deter cabbage worms. Top-notch flavor and very sweet leaf stems with much improved cold tolerance over its southern original. The reselection still contains slight variability in expressing the “glossy” trait with a small percentage of regular leaf plants. A staple of our fall/winter garden. Rare.
60 days. UO
Packet: 1g (~240 seeds)
*This seed has tested negative for both Black Leg (Phoma lingam) and Black Rot (Xanthomonus campestris) as required by the WA Dept of Ag crucifer seed quarantine.