Collard greens grow and care – leaf vegetable plant of the species Brassica oleracea also known as Collard . Collard greens annual to perennial plant and also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting. Collard greens leaves
Leaves are wavy oval the color can be: green, green blue or purple. It’s possible to eat in the summer but sometimes in summer the leaves become little bit bitter.
Flower color yellow, small flowers grow on inflorescence.
Collard greens for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Collard greens growing and care:
Clean Larvae from the leaves, sometime the plant need physically support
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Vegetative recommend to Collard tree Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to hot temperature, Pieris (butterfly) consume big amount of leaves Spring / Autumn / Winter Planting season: Pieris (butterfly), prodenia (Spodoptera) Pests and diseases: Pruning season: When it’s start to bloom unless you want the seeds How to prune: Prune the beginning of the inflorescence Size of the plant? 0.3-2m, 12-80 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower: Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Recommend to trim unless you want to save the seeds Pollination is done by: Bees, butterfly Grow from seeds Sowing requirement: Not recommend sowing the collard tree because you never know what will be, Small black seeds Saving seeds until sowing: Dry, Cold temperature Sowing season: Spring / Autumn 20-30 cm Planting spacing: Depth of Sowing: 1-2 cm Conditions for seeds germinate: Moist, drained soil, not too much warm temperature Watering requires for Seeds: Average amount of water Germination time: 3-20 days Condition of seedling: Fertilized ground, light shade, regular watering, and cold temperature Do the seeds require burying? No Subspecies Collard tree – big collard, size can be 2 m’, big leaves green or purple, grow only from cutting Collard Vates – light green and tender leaves Georgia Collard – green – blue leaves, soft Champion Collards – white stems, dark green leaves Vegetative Reproduction How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Collard greens? Cutting – for the collard tree Spring / Winter The best time for vegetative reproduction in Collard greens: 2-5 weeks How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction? Put the cutting in water and change the water frequently or moist soil shade and vegetative hormones What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Collard greens? Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year, less in the summer Trim in the base of the leaf next to the stem How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves color: green, green blue or purple, the shape are oval and the leave can be in the size the leaves become little bitter in the summer Uses of Collard greens leaves: Salad, cooked stir fry
Scientific name: Brassica oleracea convar. acephala Categories
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Herbaceous Leaf plant Perennial plant Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9