Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Collards are a type of cabbage that don't form heads. They are known for their large, dark colored and edible leaves.
- Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil rich in organic matter
- Water: Regular watering, keeping the soil moist
- Light: Full sun to light shade
- Sowing Method: Direct sow or transplant
- Growing Days: 60
Planting Instructions: Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep and 3 inches apart. Thin to 18 inches apart as plants mature.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest leaves from the bottom of the plant as they mature. Leave the bud at the top of the plant to continue producing leaves.