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Flash Collards (F1 Hybrid, 55 Days)

Vigorous uniform plants are slow to bolt and regrow quickly after harvesting. Popular in southern cooking,collards are packed full of nutrition and ahealthy addition to your diet, Leaves grow 16-23”and are tolerant to cold and heat.

100 seeds 

 

PLANTING

Brassica oleracea 

Germination: 7-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-85ºF. 

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2" deep

Starting Indoors: 4-6 weeks before transplanting. passes. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Thin to the strongest seedling. Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of suggested measurement. Transplant after danger of hard frost passes,18-24" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: Starting in spring when soil temperature reaches 60 ºF. Sow a few seeds every 18-24", thin to the strongest seedling.Sow in early to mid summer for fall crops.

How much does a packet plant: 20-25 foot single row

Harvest: When leaves reach 6-12", clip leaves when needed, summer through fall

Tips: Plant in fertile soil, amend with compost before planting if needed.  Adequate moisture is needed for optimum growth. Collards can handle a little cold with the flavor improving after frost.