20 seeds Vates Non-Heading Collards, open-pollinated is considered a non-heading cabbage though it's not a cabbage that produces broad, smooth leaves that vary from green to blue-green. It's a an old time favorite of the south. We have let these grow for years and bolt giving us high quality seed! with highly nutritious leaves, It's taste is smooth an can be eaten raw or cooked. 70-daysBrassica oleracea
Vates Non-Heading Collards
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun