This slow bolting, collard is one of the highest yielding collard plants and produces delicious dark green leaves.
How to Grow Vates Collards
- Latin Name: Brassica oleracea
- Days to Maturity: 75- 85
- Hardiness Zone: 3- 12
- Soil: pH 6.5- 6.8
- Temperature: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Depth: 1"
- Plant Space: 12"
- Row Space: 24"
- Pests/disease: Cabbage Looper, Diamondback Moth, Imported Cabbageworm
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz - Approximately 8,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 32,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 128,000 Seeds
Collards require rich, well drained soil and they produce the best flavor when grown in cooler weather. Once the leaves reach approximately 8 inches they are ready to be harvested.