Collards- Georgia Southern
Synonyms: Brassica oleracea var. acephala
- Leaf vegetable
- Heirloom American variety from 1800's
- Huge plants up to 80cm
Heirloom American collard green variety from 1800s producing large open heads up to 80cm diameter. This traditional variety produces large thick sweet cabbage flavoured leaves which are eaten cooked; usually steamed or boiled or stir-fried. Heat and frost tolerant and slow to bolt.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Autumn and late summer|
|Germination:||3-7 days @ 8-30°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||60-80 days|
(Product number: F5-13)
Seeds per gram: 300 seeds
|Botanical name:||Brassica oleracea|
|Botanical synonyms:||Brassica oleracea var. acephala|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||100 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||300|
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