COLLARD GREENS, VATES, HEIRLOOM, ORGANIC NON GMO SEEDS, GREAT FOR SALADS, COOKING

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NON-GMO. HEIRLOOM. GROWN NATURALLY WITHOUT THE USE OF CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES.  HARVESTED AND PACKAGED BY HAND IN RESEALABLE AIR TIGHT BAGS (EACH BAG IS INDIVIDUALLY LABELED). ALL SEED LOTS ARE TESTED FOR GERMINATION. LAST GERMINATION TEST 80 PERCENT.

Delicious. No garden is complete without Collard Greens. Vates Collard Greens is a wonderful heirloom variety with good old-fashioned taste. Crunchy leaves, tasty, vigorous are just a few of the words that describe Vates Collard Greens. 8"-12" tall with upright, dark green leaves. Mosaic tolerant. This is by far my favorite variety of collard greens. Dark green and rounded leaves produce and an abundance of tasty leaves. A great collard variety favored by many due to its small and shapely growing habit. Young leaves can be harvested early, then allow plant to continue to mature for an extended harvest. Collards are easily grown from seed. They do prefer a cooler growing temperatures. So it is best to plant them in early spring, as soon as the soil is workable. They can be grown for a fall crop and seed should be planted in late July for an early fall crop. They are high in vitamins and a healthy choice of vegetable to add to your diet. They taste delicious steamed, stir-fried, added to soups and are great to mix with other greens. Traditional greens are most often grown in the South. They can be grown in most area in the US.

Maturity is 75 days. Seeds can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Zones 3-10 All seeds are packaged and for the current growing season.