Collards - Seeds & Bulbs
This non-heading member of the cabbage family has huge, cabbage-like, blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves. Overlooked for gourmet greens, lettuce and cabbage, collards grow under adverse conditions and are very tasty when cooked or when young leaves are used in salads. Easy to grow. One packet plants eight 10-foot rows.
Days to Maturity: 60
When to Sow Outside: 4 to 4 weeks before last frost. Plant in late summer for fall or early winter harvest.
When to Sow Inside: 3 to 4 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 3"
Row Spacing: 18" to 2'
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 3" tall thin to 1' apart