Georgia Southern Collards pk/100

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SKU CD1-100
$2.50
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75 days. Brassica oleracea. Open Pollinated. Plant produces high yields of dark blue-green collard leaves. They are tasty, tender, mild, and juicy. High in Vitamin A, B1, B2, and C. Good freezing and canning variety. Does well in poor and sandy soils. Heat and cold tolerant. A traditional greens grown in the South. Excellent choice for home gardens. An 1879 heirloom variety.

Lot No: E3047

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 11/16

Seeds Per Pound: 128,000

Plant Height: 24 to 36” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Collards
Brassica oleracea - Acephala Group

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/2"55 F to 70 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"24 - 36" 6 to 8"70 - 85 days
Collard Seed Planting Information:

Collard seeds are usually planted directly in the garden, but can be planted indoors and transplanted outdoors. If growing indoors, plant seeds 5 to 7 weeks before setting outdoors. If sowing seeds directly in the garden, plant seeds in the spring 30 days before last frost, and in the fall 90 days before first autumn frost. Plants can grow 24 - 36" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile sandy soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep seedlings and transplants consistently moist. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

You can cut leaves as you need them if you want the plant to produce more leaves, or you can cut the entire plant at ground level.


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