Harvesting Kale

A year after the Cavalo Nero was planted out I’m starting to harvest the seeds

From the initial flowers

Black Kale flowers

Black Kale Flowers

A mass of flowers and pods

Cavalo Nero Flowers

To seed pods forming

Cavalo Nero Seed Pods

To the seed pods – still green and unripe

Kale seed unripe

To the stage where the seeds are starting to dry on the plant

Cavalo Nero Seeds Drying

Some seeds ready for picking and drying

Cavalo Nero Seeds Picked

A seed pod and it’s seeds

Cavalo Nero Seeds

And now it starts all over again

VARIETY: – Nero Di Toscana, orginally from Real Seeds

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