White Cabbage Collard 133023

Variation in planting. Of the 11 plants grown, one has glossy leaves, one plant is less blistered, four plants have high amount of leaf bloom, and one plant has considerable purple coloring on the stem. All leaves are ovate in shape and have a wavy margin and slightly lobed outline. Plants measure 15-20 inches tall and 20-38 inches wide. Plats have above average heading capabilities. Variety is fairly tough and has average eating qualities.

History: Acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 2016 from the USDA collection (G 32777). This variety was collected on behalf of the USDA by Dr. John Morgan (professor of geography at Emory & Henry College) in 2006 from Marvin Foster of Fairmont, North Carolina. His grandfather, James Henry Worrell, saved this seed for 60 years in the Rocky Point section of Pender County.

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