Georgia Southern Collards Greens are dark, blue-green stemmed plants.
They form a large, open head of leaves high in vitamins A, B1, B2, and C. These collards are particularly valuable in the south for winter greens.
- Flavor: Mild flavor improves with light frost.
- Preparation Ideas: Put these leaves in a pot with enough water to cover them and add 1/2 cup of salt before letting them soak.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 2.5
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 8-12 Days
- Days to Maturity: 75 Days
- Planting Depth: .25-.5"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Georgia Southern Collards Greens seeds roughly 2' apart.
- Best Container Size: 12"+
Instructions: You can start Georgia Southern Collards Greens seeds indoors 6 weeks before the last killing frost in the spring. Or you can sow 2 Georgia Southern Collards Greens seeds together every 4". Thin to 1 plant every 2' when seedlings are 2" tall.
Suggestions: Save thinning of young plants to eat early as fresh, tender greens. A light frost improves the flavor of the collards and will not injure leaves.