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COLLARDS Greens Champion

Brassica oleracea

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Family: Brassicaceae cultivar

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 50

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An improved compact variety of collard that produces dark green, cabbage-like leaves. Non heading with a rapid growth rate with large dark green leaves. A favourite leaf to quick cook like spinach, excellent source of beta carotene and some vitamin C and calcium.

Bolt and disease resistant. 

Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: Mid Autumn to Early Spring.
Temperate: Mid-Summer & Autumn.
Cold: Mid-Summer to Mid-Autumn.

Sow: 5mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix or sow direct where they are to grow
Germination: 8-10 days.
Plant space: 30 cm
Row space: 30 cm
Maturity: 8 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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