- Extremely tender, medium green leaves are broad and slightly crumpled
- Compact plant forming loose heads of short steamed leaves
- Tolerant of heat and cold and very rich in vitamins and minerals
- The juicy leaves have a mild cabbage-like flavor and are delicious boiled, steamed, or as an addition to salads. 36 inches tall
Days to Maturity | 80 days
Collards | Plant seeds 3 to 4 weeks before your first frost for Spring harvest. Sow seeds approximately 12" from one another.
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Collard is widely considered to be a healthy food, collards are good sources of vitamin C and soluble fiber and contain multiple nutrients with potent anti-cancer properties, such as diindolylmethane and sulforaphane. Roughly a quarter pound (approx. 100 g) of cooked collards contains 46 calories.
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