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Name: 'Vates' Collard Greens 1470
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Teaser: These leafy, 90 cm (3') high plants produce wide, blue-green leaves that are quite tender and have a delicious, mild cabbage-like flavour.
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Collard is a non-heading type of cabbage. These leafy 90 cm (3') high plants produce wide, blue-green leaves that are quite tender and have a delicious, mild cabbage-like flavour. It is best to sow this variety in late May. In warm, long summer areas, a late crop can also be sown. The 'Vates' variety was developed in the 1950's

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g $5.45
  • 125g $11.00
  • 500g $33.00

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Product Code 1470
How To Grow 300 seeds/gram Sow seed directly outdoors in a sunny site 6-10 mm (1/4-1/2") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart about 3 weeks before your last frost date. Space in rows about 60 cm (24") apart. Thin sprouts to 30 cm (12") apart in the garden. To get a jump on the season seed can be started 6-8 weeks early indoors then harden off and transplant out seedlings about 2 weeks before your typical last frost date. Start harvesting the outside leaves when plants are about 30 cm (12") high.
Life Cycle Annual
Days to Emergence 8 to 12
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height Medium Tall %2850 to 100 cm%29%2820%22 to 39%22%29
Frost Tolerance Frost Tender
Days to Harvest 80
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Brassicaceae
Latin Brassica oleracea
Suggested uses. Mild cabbage flavour - ideal for boiling, freezing or canning
 
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