Red Russian Kale Highlights
- Germination: 2 to 3 days
- Soak: No need.
- Harvest: 8 to 12 days.
- Flavor: A nutty broccoli flavor.
- Nutrients: Vitamins A, C, and K, copper, iron, and anti-oxidants.
Red Russian Kale Microgreens have dark-green serrated leaves outlined in light purple and variegated pink, purple, and bright red stems.
This variety has a consistent flavor compared to other kale microgreens. They have a similar taste to mustard greens, only less spicy and nuttier.
Kale Microgreens have all the nutritional punch of mature kale but without the bitterness. In fact, they are mildly sweet. They have thick leaves, giving a crisp mouthfeel and explosion of flavor when chewed.
Kale Microgreens are great eaten fresh but can also be lightly sautéed to tame their flavor. They make also make a great addition to salads, eggs, sandwiches, and smoothies.
Red Russian Kale microgreens also have more iron per calorie than beef.
Red Russian Kale microgreen seed is easy to germinate and grow to mature size with harvest times from 8- to 12 days from planting.
Red Russian Kale Microgreen Seed Package Sizes
- Home Microgreens Tray is 2.5-grams. The HM Tray area is 37.5 square inches.
- 5- by 5-inch Tray is 1.7-grams
- 10- by 10-inch Tray is 6.7-grams
- 1-ounce package, 28.35-grams in an ounce
- 4-oz package
- 1-pound bag
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
If you use Home Microgreen planting trays, 5 by 5, or 1010 trays, there’s no need to worry. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for the provided tray.
However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.
Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.