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Collard Old Timey Blue Greens Seeds (Organic)

Collard Old Timey Blue Greens Seeds (Organic)

Collard Old Timey Blue Greens - Excellent Tasting Collard Greens

Collard Greens - Old Timey Blue - Brassica oleracea

Hardy Biennial, Heirloom Plants grow to 2' tall with blue-green leaves and purple stems/veins. Very good eating qualities.

Did You Know? Donated by R. Blackwell of Alabama. The family grew this variety for over a hundred years and his mother used it to make a dish similar to sauerkraut.

Soil Temperature: 50-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 3-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"
Days To Maturity: 60-80 Days
Sun/Shade: Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

USDA Certified Organic
$3.99
/Pack

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Description

Collard Greens - Old Timey Blue - Brassica oleracea

Hardy Biennial, Heirloom Plants grow to 2' tall with blue-green leaves and purple stems/veins. Very good eating qualities.

Did You Know? Donated by R. Blackwell of Alabama. The family grew this variety for over a hundred years and his mother used it to make a dish similar to sauerkraut.

Soil Temperature: 50-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 3-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"
Days To Maturity: 60-80 Days
Sun/Shade: Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Biennial
Plant Family : Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Collards need regular water and rich soil. Feed with a good compost or fertilizer, such as fish emulsion, once a month.

Planting and Growing: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Move outdoors just before the last frost. Can also direct seed in the fall 3 months before the first frost. Collards taste best after a frost. Can overwinter in most areas, hardy to zone 7. Cover with light row cover as a barrier to cabbage worms.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest leaves from the bottom up as the plant grows.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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