SOW Delicious Seed Slab - Dinosaur Kale

SOW Delicious Seed Slab - Dinosaur Kale
SOW Delicious Seed Slab - Dinosaur Kale
  • Open pollinated heirloom seeds
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This hearty, healthy kale is so easy to grow, thanks to the innovative SOW Delicious seed slab range. Dinosaur kale goes by many names – also known as Tuscan kale, lacinato kale and black kale. It’s known for its distinctive dark leaves, which appear blue-green or almost black-green. These leaves have a pleasant earthy flavour and maintain a nice firm texture even once they’ve been cooked. Plant your SOW Delicious dinosaur kale slab, embedded with heirloom seeds, and add your own garden-fresh leafy greens to any meal!

  • Eco-Friendly
  • Proudly South African

All about “dino kale”:

  • Hardy, easy to grow
  • A great plant source of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Contains twice the vitamin C of an orange
  • Contains more vitamin A than any other leafy green vegetable!
  • Best season for sowing: Spring, Autumn  
  • Light needed: Full sun in a cool spot
  • Harvest: 6-8 weeks
  • Supply: 1 slab = 6 month supply with average use (4 people)
  • Companion planting: Grows well with potatoes, sage, onions, dill, rosemary

Growing your own Dinosaur Kale is so easy with a SOW Delicious seed slab:

  • Handmade using all-natural & recycled materials
  • Non-GMO, open pollinated heirloom seeds
  • Enriched with organic nutrients to promote germination
  • Retains more water than ordinary soil, keeping seedlings moist
  • Includes easy-to-follow planting instructions

Recipe for Dinosaur Kale & Baby Potatoes:

  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1oz. baby potatoes
  • 3Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1oz. dinosaur kale, chopped roughly
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ¼tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt & black pepper
  • Grated zest of a lemon
  • Lemon juice to taste


  • Bring the stock & water to a boil; add the potatoes. Turn the heat down to simmer gently until the potatoes are tender (about 20-30 minutes).
  • Drain & coat the potatoes with 1Tbsp olive oil. Salt well & set aside.
  • Heat the remaining olive oil in a pan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Add the kale & turn to coat with the oil as it wilts.
  • Add the garlic & toss to combine. Add the red pepper flakes, season with salt & black pepper. Stir-fry for 2 minutes, then turn off the heat & cover the pan. Wait 2-4 minutes before uncovering.
  • Mix the lemon zest with the kale. Lay down a "nest" of kale on each plate & arrange some baby potatoes in the middle. Squeeze a little lemon juice over everything just before serving. Enjoy!


  • Inside your Slab of Seed box, you’ll find a soil “chocolate slab”; each block of the slab is embedded with a kale seed.
  • Snap off your "chocolate" blocks. Space them as shown on the side of the box.
  • Bury just below the soil surface, cover and water every 3 - 4 days until seedlings peep out.

Please Note:

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