Yellow Cabbage Collard 133005

Continuous variation in the variety. Two of 10 plants are yellow-green, while others range from light green to medium green. One yellow leaved plant has entire leaves with no blistering while the others have low to medium blistering. Plants are semi-prostrate and slight heading capabilities. Plants measure 16-26 inches tall and 24-41 inches wide. Rather cold tolerant as it fared well with temperatures near 20 F. Taste is average at best. Slightly bitter and has an off-taste.

History: Acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 2016 from the USDA collection (G 32749). This variety was collected on behalf of the USDA by Dr. John Morgan (professor of geography at Emory & Henry College) in 2005 from Bobby Everson of Washington, North Carolina. Mr. Everson began grow and saving seed from this variety circa 1998. He purchased seeds from an elderly man in Seven Springs, North Carolina who had been growing this collard variety for many decades.

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