(Brassica oleracea) (aka Georgia, Creole, Southern) Heirloom collard first released around 1880. Slow to bolt and tolerant of heat, cold, and poor soil. Non-heading plants grow 2-3 feet tall with large cabbage-like blue-green leaves that are tender, mild, and juicy. 60-80 days.
3 seeds every 8"
To 1 plant per group
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors 3 months before first fall frost. Can also be started indoors and transplanted out. Collards are most tender and delicious after a frost; harvest may continue even after snow.
Collards, Georgia Southern
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