CHINESE BROCCOLI/ KALE Kailaan – Frank F1 - 50 Seeds
Seeds Type: Hybrid, Treated with Thiram
Syn. Chinese Broccoli; Chinese kale; gai lum, gai lan (China); kol (Indonesia); kai lan (Malaysia); phak khana (Thai); cai ro (Vietnam)
Frank F1 is a hybrid stem type Chinese broccoli (Kailaan) seed variety. It is slightly slower maturing compare to other popular hybrid variety which gives good harvest flexibility. The plant produces thick, tender stems with rounded green leaves with excellent uniformity. It is used in Asian cooking as a sweeter alternative to baby broccoli.
Although this variety is best suited to cooler seasons but can be harvested all year round.
Kailaan or Chinese broccoli tastes very similar to broccoli or calabrese. It is a compact plant and requires very little space. The whole stem, leaves, flowers and stalks are all edible and delicious and tender especially when eaten young. Add to stir-fries or lightly steam like conventional vegetables.
Propagation notes will be supplied with a seed packet.
These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. The seeds are strictly for propagation or growing in the garden only. The resultant crop is edible.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS (Biosecurity, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Government of Australia) requirement for certain seeds varieties. If your packet has been treated, it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
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