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Collards

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.

Origin:

Unknown

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: ½”

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

In Season:

Year-round (January-December)

Pairs Well With:

Garlic, onion, pork

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 32

% 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

Avo Toast & Eggs

Ingredients Avocado, smeared 2-3 Eggs, cooked to choice Leftover Greens, sauteed (beet tops, collards, chard, kale, spinach) Olive oil, or […]

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