Collards, Vates

Catalog #1562

5967
(Brassica oleracea) (aka Blue Stem, Vates Non-Heading) Dark green leaves on upright 24-inch plants. Known for lack of purpling in veins and leaves. Excellent variety for boiling. Bolt and frost resistant. 60-80 days.
DIRECT SEED
3 seeds every 8"
SEED DEPTH
1/4"-1/2"
ROWS APART
18"-30"
THIN
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.

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