Re: [pfaf] Re: Perennial Kale
- Can you inform me where can I get Veratrum album dry planrt?
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Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2007 9:52 AM
Subject: [pfaf] Re: Perennial Kale
thanks very much for your valuable information. I shall try and get
some of those plants here in the UK. Do you know of any retailer who
is likely to sell them?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Stephe <stephenb@...> wrote:
> One of the oldest plants in my garden here near Trondheim in Norway
> is a Sea Kale (Crambe maritima) (bought as so-called "thongs" or
> cuttings from the UK probably around 1982-83), so this plant is
> years old now! I protect in the winter using spruce branches, but I
> another plant that lasted 10-years without protection, so I don't
> is necessary (just a precaution). I also now have another cultivar
> White. There was another cultivar offered in the UK
> Gardener" - anybody know the name of that one?
> I am also growing the 9-star brocolli for the first time here - but
> overwintering in a cold cellar as I suspect it's not hardy enough
> hardy kales do not often survive the winter here - Sea Kale is more
> my experience).
> I also tried Couve Tronchuda (Portuguese or Sea-Kale Cabbage) but
> germinate (is this perennial?)
> Has anyone tried Crambe tatarica (Tatar Bread Plant)? Again the
seed I had
> didn't germinate.
> I will also try Crambe orientalis next year as I've just received
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