Kale Plants

When Kale goes to seed can I still eat the leaves?

Marthab added on August 20, 2012 | Answered

When kale goes to seed, can I still eat the leaves?

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Answered on August 21, 2012

If it is beginning to flower, then the plant is bolting and will not be any good for anything else except its greens. So, yes, you may still enjoy the leaves.

Here is more information on bolting: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/what-is-bolting-what-it-means-when-a-plant-bolts.htm

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