Bayou Kale is a winter hardy member of the Brassica family with good lodging resistance and can provide up to 25% protein. High digestible forage for deer that is ideal for extended grazing in wildlife food plots providing quality winter forage. Kale has the highest cold tolerance of all the Brassicas, good winter hardiness and a high leaf to stem ratio. It may be grown both as a spring and early fall crop for winter grazing. Kale grows best in cooler weather with cold days and nights which will sweeten the leaves especially if subjected to a fall frost. Remember that Kale grows large leaves and may over shade other plants in your food plot. Kale prefers a pH of 5.5 to 7.0.
Soil Types: Sandy loam to light clay
Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs. per acre
Planting Date: Spring and Fall
Planting Depth: 1/4"