Collards Vates Green

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An early, reliable and popular variety producing low, compact plants (12-15′ tall, 20-35’spread) with finely curled, bluish-green leaves which can be harvested in all seasons. This variety withstands colder weather and a light frost especially improves flavour and sweetness. Can be grown as a spring or autumn crop. Ready for use 55 days from sowing.

  • Seed Count: 500

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Collards Vates Green

Collards Vates Green. An early, reliable and popular variety producing low, compact plants (12-15′ tall, 20-35’spread). With finely curl, bluish-green leaves which can be harvest in all seasons. This variety withstands colder weather and a light frost especially improves flavour and sweetness. Can be grown as a spring or autumn crop. Ready for use 55 days from sowing.

Cultivation Advice Collards Vates Green

  • Plant in spring as soon as the ground can be work or in autumn for an over-winter crop.
  • Sow 1/4 to 1/2″ deep, 1″ apart in rows 18-30″ apart.
  • Thin seedlings to 8-12″, you can  transplant or eat.
  • Germinates best in cool or warm soil temperatures with even moisture.
  • Choose an area with full sun and a soil pH of 6.0-7.0.
  • Enrich the soil with compost or well-rotted manure.
  • Harvest by clipping individual leaves
  • Collards are very hardy and quality / taste actually improves after a frost.