White Russian or Siberian Kale 8 oz
Native to Northern Asia and Northern Europe Siberian kale is believed to be the result of a chance hybridization of Brassica napa and Brassica oleracea. The species Brassica napus is thought to have first appeared in Europe during the Middle Ages. This hardy variety of kale is easy to grow and is tolerant of both hot and cold extremes in weather. For superior flavor and texture though Siberian kale should be grown in cool to cold, frost prone conditions. They can withstand temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit. As a result of its cold hardiness kale such as the Siberian variety has long been a popular vegetable in Europe.