Collard Greens

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Collards

Brassica oleracea

15-22 degrees

7-10 days

60 apart

transplant

80 days from transplant

State vegetable of South Carolina – Ayden Collard Festival

Mess o’greens

Lowers cholesterol, anti-cancer properties

Native to Asia Minor 400 BC

Grow well in warm weather but can withstand cold.  Flavour enhanced by light frost.

Rich in Vitamin K and Calcium

High in fibre

β-carotine Vitamin A  folate

Collards are similar to Kale

With pork in a boil up

Can be put into dips, smoothies and soups

Used by the Greeks and Romans

Can be frozen after blanching or canned.

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Others: Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Sulphur, Boron