Collard
Brassica oleracea 'Bulldog'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea (awl-lur-RAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bulldog

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 15, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An improved, more uniform version of Top Bunch from Sakata. 71 day. Been a rough year for fall vegetables. Fifteen inch rainfall deficit and December temps in the low teens. Bulldog under these conditions is growing very close to the ground. Top Bunch is not being grown this year but in the past has been a much taller plant. It is pretty and very uniform. Not as tender or tasty as the Cabbage collards but quite good and reliable.