Collards-Variegated (Florida heirloom)
Collards-Variegated (Florida heirloom)

Collards-Variegated (Florida heirloom)

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Florida Heirloom Variegated Collards

Brassica oleracea var acephala


(61 days) Open-pollinated. Variegation doesn’t appear until frost. When nights get cold, the plants develop beautiful white ribs for a gorgeous display of contrasting color. They are sweet and tender eating. Florida family heirloom dating back to around 1910 was introduced 1999 by our friends at Southern Exposure. Still shows some variation. 

Days to germination 4 - 10 days
Days to maturity 80 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late August through March
Spacing 12" - 18"
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 45 - 85 F
Optimum soil P.H 6.5 - 8.5
Height 12" - 18"

 

Florida Heirloom Variegated Collards

Brassica oleracea var acephala


(61 days) Open-pollinated. Variegation doesn’t appear until frost. When nights get cold, the plants develop beautiful white ribs for a gorgeous display of contrasting color. They are sweet and tender eating. Florida family heirloom dating back to around 1910 was introduced 1999 by our friends at Southern Exposure. Still shows some variation. 

Days to germination 4 - 10 days
Days to maturity 80 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late August through March
Spacing 12" - 18"
Sun full sun
Soil temperature 45 - 85 F
Optimum soil P.H 6.5 - 8.5
Height 12" - 18"