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Updated: 02/24/2014 08:00:00AM

Success with flowering kale, ornamental cabbage

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One ornamental type of annual suitable to bear our winters is called flowering kale, or cabbage. It is similar to our normal kale and cabbage, and produce colorful leaves that give a flower-like appearance.

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We have had a relatively mild winter so far, but here in Southwest Florida we can have occasional cold snaps that test our landscape plants from time to time.

As a result, we have to be careful what we use in flower beds as annuals. One really tough and ornamental type of annual suitable to bear our winters is called flowering kale, or cabbage. It actually only grows properly in the winter. Very similar to our normal kale and cabbage, these plants produce colorful leaves that give a flower-like appearance.

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