Return to the Heirloom Plants & Gardens Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Looking for a source for Daubenton Kale

Posted by manchester-sara 5b SE Michigan (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 21, 09 at 10:42

Hi,

Does anyone know of a US source for Daubenton Kale (Brassica oleracea ramosa) or at least a source that will ship to the US? It is also known as Chou Daubenton and Chou d'Aubenton. my understanding is that it is available commercially in France but not anywhere in the US. It's a perennial kale and as my two "pet projects" in the garden are edible perennials and kales, I'm dying to get my hands on this! Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!
-Sara


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Looking for a source for Daubenton Kale

Hi Sara,

Did you ever find a US source for Daubenton Kale? So far I have only found it on a French site as well. If I do ever find it, I'll let you know.

Ann


 o
RE: Looking for a source for Daubenton Kale

After much (MUCH!) searching, I've found a listing for this in the PDF catalog (the 2010/2011 edition, at least) of the Agroforestry Research Trust in the UK: http://www.agroforestry.co.uk and http://www.agroforestry.co.uk/Catalogue201011.pdf for the PDF catalog directly. I don't know if they will ship to the US or Canada -- it looks doubtful from the catalog, but hope springs perennial :).


 o
RE: Looking for a source for Daubenton Kale

Sorry to say, I just got word back from the Agroforestry folks and they don't ship outside of Europe.


 o
RE: Looking for a source for Daubenton Kale

Hey Manchester Sara; B&T Seeds sells this variety. The Organic Gardening Catalogue does too.(UK) also Bountiful Gardens sells it but they have it listed as "Pentland Brig Kale. There are also several seed trading sites that have this variety as well.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Heirloom Plants & Gardens Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here