Collards, Georgia Southern

Brassica oleracea
$2.99 to $15.00
SKU: 1563
  • Tender, mild, and juicy
  • Grows 2-3 feet tall
  • Slow to bolt
  • Tolerates heat, cold, and poor soil
  • 80 days
  • 8,400 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $15.00

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(Brassica oleracea) (aka Georgia, Creole, Southern) Historic 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. ±8,400 seeds/oz.

Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 3-10 Days

Plant Outdoors: 24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions- Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out just before the last frost. Can also be direct seeded outdoors 3 months before fall frost. Collards are most tender and delicious after a frost. Harvest may continue even after snow.