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Hanover Salad

Hanover kale, Spring kale

Cruciferae, Brassicaceae Brassica napus L. (Pabularia group)

Source: Magness et al. 1971

This member of the cabbage family is grown for the tender leaves used as pot herbs and in salads. In growth, it is much like turnip, but the root is non-tuberous. The leaves form a rosette and are smooth and generally scalloped. General culture and exposure of leaves are comparable to spinach.


Season, seeding to harvest: 2 to 3 months.

Production in U.S.: No data, limited.

Use: As salads and pot herbs.

Part of plant consumed: Leaves only.


Last update February 18, 1999 by ch