Walkabout
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Kale Quandry

What's the difference between ornamental and edible kale?

I like eating kale and was given an ornamental kale but have been afraid to try eating anythign from it.

The Helpful Gardener
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Oh the ornamentals CAN be eaten, but they were raised for appearance not taste, so I'd stick to the green stuff for eatin'...

opabinia51
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Just to satisfy my curiosity, can you give a description of your plant? The ornamental Kale that is.



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