Taunton Deane kale in flower

This has never happened before – my Taunton Deane kale is just coming into flower.  I have had the plant for years and it has always been just leaves and I have propagated it with cuttings.  It’s a lovely plant and makes wonderful kale crisps when dried in a low oven.

Taunton Deane kale flower

The plant itself is humungous – about as tall as the nearby apple tree – even though I cut it back a lot last year.

Taunton Deane kale (right) apple Sunset (left)

About Anni Kelsey

I love forest gardens and forest gardening, nature, reading and everything good about being alive. I have written two books - the garden of equal delights (2020) - about the principles and practice of forest gardening; and Edible Perennial Gardening (2014) - about growing perennial vegetables in polycultures, which is basically forest gardening concentrating on the lower layers.
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2 Responses to Taunton Deane kale in flower

  1. Jason says:

    mine flowered a couple of years ago, but nothing came from the seeds.

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