Growing Kale, also Borecole

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06 Oct 15 diane thomson (Australia - tropical climate)
I started buying kale from supermarket curly type so that i could juice it. Not a drop of juice dry and bitter. I am raw vegan also tried to eat it but it was vile. Tried and persevered but no success. I then decided to grow it. Bought toscano seedlings and planted them. About 9 inches big, so tried a leaf and it is dry and bitter. What is the problem here? Can you advise. I live in Townsville Qld. Thanks Diane Thomson
25 Mar 16 Mike (Australia - temperate climate)
the smaller leaves are much better, up to 2 inches long. The larger ones will be bitter on their own.
17 Nov 15 Peter (Australia - temperate climate)
Freeze it. Crush the frozen leaves and make a salad of walnuts, cranberries, chopped cheese and kale. Dress with olive oil and lemon juice.
27 Oct 15 Vicki (Australia - temperate climate)
Kale can be a little hard to take! I blend it with a full apple and peeled orange, and drink it down! Not juice, but blend! Yummo!
24 Oct 15 Macca (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Cook it
23 Oct 15 eric (Australia - tropical climate)
that is the life of Kale I find it pleasant when it is steamed with other vegies. Kale is kale and I have not had a sweet one yet, I have mixed Kale with tomatoes (tommy toes black russians and yellow cherry tomatoes) leb cues and coconut water and salt and honey i thought that morning after the 25 klm ride breakfast was pretty good, but remember not to much Kale very strong flavor.
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