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Collards Vates

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 98
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

Pkt(Approx 200 seeds)

This non-heading member of the cabbage family produces nutritious leaves popular in the South as a cooked vegetable green. This variety is a vigorous grower that produces tender, juicy, blue-green leaves. Plants are easy to grow and tolerant of heat and cold. Delicious boiled, steamed, or in salads.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4-1/2" (6-12mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Row Spacing: 24-30" (60-75cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 5-14
  • Plant Spacing: 12-18" (30-45cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 80

Plant: Sow directly in the garden in spring or summer. Seeds can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before the last frost. Plant in a sunny location in loose soil.

Care: Keep soil moist, and fertilize every 4-6 weeks.

Harvest: Pick entire plant, or gradually pick lower leaves.

Your Health: One of the most nutritious of all greens, very rich in Calcium and vitamins A & C.