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Growing Kale, also Borecole

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21 Jun 17 Coral (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Just wondering how long a kale plant will live for?
21 Jun 17 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
It is a biennial plant - could live for a few years - a good outcome is 3 years. It is a cool weather crop and can handle some frost. Tastes a bit bitter in the summer - drier and warmer. My rule is once a plant has produced a good crop and the quantity and quality has fallen away time to plough out. Put something else in that will produce a good supply.
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