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Sea Kale

Crambe maritima

Also known as

Sea kale

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sea Kale Overview

Crambe maritima is a herbaceous perennial plant from the Brassicaceae family. Commonly known by the names Sea Kale and Sea Cabbage. It typically grows to around 75cm tall, producing large, lobed, blue-green leaves with wavy margins. Flowers are small and white, appearing from early summer.

Common problems with Sea Kale

How to propagate Sea Kale

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Sea Kale

Culinary, borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.