Brassica oleracea var. acephala 'Toscano'

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Scientific Classification
Species: Brassica oleracea var. acephala

Black palm cabbage
Black tuscan
Black tuscany
Cavolo nero
Dinosaur kale
Nero di toscano
Palm kale
Palmizio senza testa

Toscano is a hardy plant that, like most kales, produces lush leaves during the cooler months, growing sweeter after frosts. The leaves of this variety are long and blistered, with the crinkled edges turning inward. The leaves are a dark green that get darker, almost black, the colder it gets.

Growing[edit | edit source]

Main article: Kale - Growing

Troubles[edit | edit source]

Full troubles list: Brassica troubles

References[edit | edit source]


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Kale varieties
Cavolo nero
Curly leaved Dwarf green curled
Leaf and spear
Rape kale
Plain leaved Toscano