Vates Collards Seeds
Vates Collards CD3-100
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Vates Collards Seeds

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SKU CD3-250
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
Planting Instructions
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75 days. Brassica oleracea. Open Pollinated. Vates Collards. The plant produces heavy yields of delicious green collards. Perfect steamed, boiled, stir fry, and in soups. High in Vitamin A, B1, B2, and C. Good freezing and canning variety. A winter hardy variety to the mid-Atlantic region, producing a crop into very cold autumn weather. Bolt Resistant. Tolerates cold and frost well. Cold Tolerant. Traditionally greens are grown in the South. Excellent choice for home gardens. A 1950s heirloom variety from Virginia, USA. United States Department of Agriculture, NSL 67978.

Lot No: 184992

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 06/24

Seeds Per Pound: 128,000

Plant Height: 18 to 24” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow

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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by on November 13, 2009

I prefer these over the Georgia variety. I think they taste better too.

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