Growing Georgia Southern Collard Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Brassica oleracea
- Other Names:
- Days to Maturity: 65+ days
- Hardiness Zone: 6+
- Planting Depth: ¼”
- Plant Spacing: 6”
- Row Spacing: 18”
- Growth Habit: Mound
- Soil Preference: PH level of 6 to 6.5, rich soil with organic matter is best.
- Temp Preference: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Pests/diseases: Susceptible to slugs, snails, and cabbage root maggots.
- Color: Dark green leaves with yellow stems.
- Flavor: similar to spinach and beet
Georgia Southern Collard seeds can be sown directly outdoors or indoors, three to four weeks prior to the last frost of the season. Sow the seeds or transplanted seedlings in rows 18” apart from one another, with plants 6” apart. Georgia Southern Collard seeds need an area with plenty of sunlight, and should also be watered often, avoiding getting the leaves wet when doing so. Water the collard heads with around one and a half inches of water each week. When determining what type of soil is best for these collard seeds, choose one that is full of moisture, and has a pH between 6 and 6.5. Keep an eye on your collard heads after the seeds have had 70 days to grow, as they should be ready for harvest. The collard leaves can be harvested as a whole head, or individually. The later will promote continual growth throughout the season.
Seeds Per Package:
- 5 g - Approximately 560 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 8,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 32,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 128,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 640,000 Seeds
- 25 lb - Approximately 3,200,000 Seeds