Here's a real garden gem! Developed by plant breeder Tim Peters who planted several old varieties of Russian kales to cross pollinate, resulting in a variety of colors from green to red, and with differen shapes from nearly smooth to frilly edged leaves. Pretty enough to be an ornamental in your garden which also being packed with nutrition whether eaten raw or cooked. Start early or direct sow. Certified Organic. Great for seed savers - grow plants in year one, overwinter the ones you like, and save the seeds to plant in the second year.