Collards (also known as tree-cabbage) are a cool-season loose-leafed vegetable that belongs to the same family as cabbage, kale, and broccoli. Collards have a mild, smoky flavor.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: SEEDS: Plant directly in garden 3 weeks before last frost date; start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date and transplant outdoors 2 weeks before last frost date.
Fall: SEEDS: Plant 10 weeks before first frost date.
Preferred Growing Climate: Cool or warm
Planting Depth: ??
Plant Spacing: 3″; thin to 6″ apart once seedlings are a few inches tall
Days to Germinate: 5-10 days
Days to Harvest: 40 days
Pairs Well With:
Garlic, onion, pork
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6 g ? 0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g ? 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg ? 0%
Sodium 17 mg ? 0%
Potassium 213 mg ? 6%
Total Carbohydrate 5 g ? 1%
Dietary fiber 4 g ? 16%
Sugar 0.5 g
Protein 3 g ? 6%
Vitamin A ? 100% Vitamin C ? 58%
Calcium ? 23%??? Iron ? 2%
Vitamin D ? 0%????? Vitamin B-6 ? 10%
Vitamin B-12?? 0%????? Magnesium ? 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Recipes & More
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