Collard
Brassica oleracea 'Green Glaze'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea (awl-lur-RAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Glaze
Additional cultivar information:(aka Greasy)

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Regional

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

Georgiana, Alabama

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 31, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a pre-1900 cultivar. The leaves are medium green and have an oily sheen. Does not head but forms a loose cluster of leaves. Flavor is superb. It grows well and is a dependable winter collard in the southeast.