Project Category: Seed Savers Exchange Collection

Cabbage Collard – 28

Plants 18-20 inches tall and 25-45 inches in diameter. Erect leaves are highly blistered, drooping, with a light green petiole. Plants form a well-developed head. Leaves are ovate to spatulate in shape and have a wavy margin. Two distinct types seen in this planting. Two plants have yellow-green leaves, 2 plants have lighter green leaves, and 8 plants darker green leaves. Of the 8 plants with darker green leaves 3 are very blistered and ruffled and more compact. 1 plant with darker green leaves is more spreading and very large. Average eating qualities. Had some minor damage when low temperatures reached 20 F for several days.

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Cabbage Collard – 29

Plants 19-26 inches tall by 35-42 inches wide. Leaves elliptic in shape with a wavy margin. Leaves have low blistering and light green petioles. Leaves are open to erect. Plants form moderate heads. Variety has variability. Two plants are not as yellow-green. They have light green leaves. Of these 2 plants 1 is more compact and upright in growth while the other is more spreading and much larger. Taste is sweet and texture is rather tender.

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Cabbage Collard – 30

Plants 19-23 inches tall and 26-40 inches wide. Spatulate leaves have a light green narrow to medium midvein and a wavy margin. 3 plants have lighter green leaves that border yellow-green. 7 plants have green leaves. Of the 7 plants 3 have very prominent leaf veins and more ruffled leaves. 2 plants with purple stems while the other 8 have light green stems. Slight heading capabilities. Sweet, but slight bitterness.

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Cabbage Collard – 32

Variation seen in this variety. Of 12 total plants, 3 plants have more light green leaves than the other 9 that have yellow green leaves. Of the lighter green leaved plants, 1 has flatter leaves that aren’t as ruffled. 1 plant is not healthy looking and has red coloring and very dentate leaf margins. Plants measure 15-21 inches tall and 30-40 inches wide. Moderate head forming capabilities. Well-liked by staff. Taste is sweet with a slight bitterness.

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Heodrig – 1

Medium-green leaves with white petioles. Leaf blade is broadly oval in outline with moderately undulating edges. Leaves reach 8-11″ long, 6-7″ wide. Excellent eating qualities. Slightly sweet, subtle flavor, not bitter or tough.

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