Leaves blue-green with a purple blush; shape obovate to elliptic; slightly dentate margins; semi-prostrate. Petioles and veins light to dark purple. High leaf bloom. Largest leaves 14″ long, 8″ wide. Plants 13-17″ tall, 2-3′ wide. Good eating qualities. Sweet, with a slightly floral flavor, especially after a frost. Slightly bitter/chalky.Read More
Project Category: 2020 Variety Trial
Green leaves with light green stalks. Leaves have medium thickness, narrow petioles, and high leaf bloom. Leaves are obovate in shape and have a round toothed margin. Plants measure 19.5-28″ tall and 33-43″ wide. Leaves measure 19-25″ long and 8.5-12.5″ wide. Grown in Fall 2015 at Heritage Farm.
Sweet and juicy collard liked by many SSE staff in 2015.
Staff favorite for taste in 2014. Broccoli type flavor, sweet, no bitterness. A delicious collard. Plants 11-20″ tall and 23-30″ wide. Plants tend to form a loose head later in the season. Stem color light green. Leaves yellow-green with a few blue-green with a white midvein. Leaves ovate with an entire margin and broadly rounded at the tip. Intermediate leaf bloom. Leaves 11-18″ long and 8-10″ wide. Leaves tend to curl upward. High uniformity among plants. Early season maturity, and not affected by black rot as adjacent collards were when grown in 2014 at Heritage Farm.Read More
Leaves dark green, orbicular in shape with a dentate margin, and rounded apex. Leaves are very thick and incredibly glossy with a narrow light green petiole. Leaves measure 17-22.8″ long and 8.3-11.5″ wide. Plants 17-25″ tall and 27.5-39″ in diameter.Read More
Succulent, excellent flavor. Compact plants; short stem; yellow-green-blue leaves; when spring planted, plants formed a nice, tight cabbage-like head during fall. Light green petioles; round leaf blades, dentate margin. Leaf bloom. Plants measure 1.1-1.5′ in height and 1.3-2.0′ in diameter. Leaves measure 10.6-16.5″ in length and 7.5-12.6″ in diameter. Plants uniform.Read More