Seed Exchange - Donated to SSE in 1989 by Ralph Blackwell of Alabama. Ralph's family grew this variety for over a hundred years and his mother used it to make a dish similar to sauerkraut. Plants grow to 2' tall with blue-green leaves and purple stems/veins. Very good eating qualities. 60-80 days.
Plants grow to 2 feet tall
Blue-green leaves with purple stems & veins
Very good eating qualities
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 3 months before the last frost or sown inside for an early summer harvest. If sowing indoors, start 6-8 weeks before the last frost and plant right before the last frost. All collards are the most tender after a frost and can be harvested in snow.