Project Category: Seed Savers Exchange Collection

Ole Timey Blue – 4

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.

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Georgia Blue Stem – 7

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.

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Morris Heading – 13

Dark green leaves with light green petioles. Inner leaves form a rosette with the ability to form a head in cold weather. Leaves semi-upright; semi-undulating; 17-20″ long; 12-15″ wide. Uniform. Plants reached 16-20″ tall and 3-3.5″ wide in 2016 planting at Heritage Farm. Variety forms nice well-developed heads. Taste is more earthy than sweet and has a strong aftertaste and slight bitterness.

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