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Beginner Vegetables: Tree Collards - I need a latin name and formal description

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CharlysGardenPl
Ferndale, WA
(Zone 8a)

April 28, 2013
12:37 AM

Post #9499454

Tree Collards, aka Purple Tree Collards, aka Tree Kale?
Has anyone heard of them?
They grow tall, have a sturdy trunk-like stalk, withstand hot and freezing temperatures, and bear their nutritious crop throughout the winter.
I'm looking for a Latin name for them.
Farmerdill
Augusta, GA
(Zone 8a)


April 28, 2013
5:20 AM

Post #9499587

Brassica oleracea var.longata. Also known as Walking Stick Cabbage, Jersey Kale, Walking Stick kale. https://www.nicholsgardennursery.com/store/product-info.php?pid787.html http://www.gardenertofarmer.net/2011/01/walking-stick-kale.html

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