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CAVOLO NERO is a dark green kale suitable for the bunched and loose leaf market. CAVOLO NERO can be grown year round and produces heavily-savoyed, long, narrow leaves with a similar growth habit to silverbeet. CAVOLO NERO can be grown from a transplant or as seed directly sown. High in antioxidants, kale is very popular for juicing or incorporating in meals either cooked or raw.

Variety Features

Dark green leaf colour
Deeply savoyed leaves
Erect growth habit

Agronomic Considerations

All kale’s are susceptible to downy mildew in the Winter months and therefore need to be managed carefully at this time

Disease Resistances


Market Segment

Fresh market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

50G, 250G, 500G