Variation in population. Two of 12 plants are light green and have flatter leaves. One plant is light green and ruffled and has slightly pigmented petioles on the underside. All leaves are spatulate is shape with a lobed outline and wavy margin. Leaves have moderate blistering. Non-heading variety. Plants measure 13-19 inches tall and 20-44 inches wide. Strong bitter flavor.
History: Acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 2016 from the USDA collection (PI 662807). This variety was collected on behalf of the USDA by Dr. John Morgan (professor of geography at Emory & Henry College) in 2004 from J.D and Shelby Futrell of Richlands, North Carolina. This variety was saved by Shelby Futrell’s mother, Liza Scott, who died in 2001 at the age of 89. She grew and saved seeds of this collard all of her adult life. Her mother, Callie Scott, gave her the seed.