The unusual thing about this particular strain is that it has very sweet stems. £ 1.50. OP’s posts: See next | See all Add message | Report | See all. When to sow chard? It has been reselected and iss less likely to bolt if the weather gets hot. Chard It produces absolutely loads of big, curly edged flavoursome leaves - they can be used for salad when young, but we think they're best cooked. 2 August 2013, written by Barbara Pleasant. I think you're the only one out there selling the seeds so double thankyou. For more greens check our cabbage choices, Tasty, spring or autumn sow, compact plants (20 seeds), Smooth leaves, vigorous for repeated picking (20 seeds). Plant seeds in rows at least 3 feet (.9 m.) apart, as growing collard greens get large and need room to grow. A sowing in late spring can provide greens for almost a whole year, until the plants bolt the following spring. 300 seed Turnip Greens are a really good green from central Europe. Hardy, early salad or cooking leaf green, very easy to grow. cutting and one of the easiest and most productive vegetables for Easier in the kitchen than many greens, for they grow well off the ground, so need much less washing than say spinach. Johnny's Selected Seeds 955 Benton Ave. Winslow, Maine 04901 * 1-877-564-6697, OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Listed, Free Standard Shipping for Orders Over $200*, Recommended Summer Planting for Fall Harvest. It was thought to be extinct, but was rescued from a single packet by the dedicated people at Wild Garden Seeds, and after several years’ work, is now available again. Very easy to grow, producing clumps of pale green leaves with a good sharp lemon flavour - great in salads, as a lettuce substitute in sandwiches (doesn't go limp) and also very good cooked in soups and sauces. Great for repeated cutting and one of the easiest and most productive vegetables for a a small space. the main aim of the company is not to make huge profits, but instead to supply great seeds to home gardeners at reasonable prices, and to educate people about home seed-saving. £document.write(roc_rdd_price_CHGO); Pink Passion Chard document.write(roc_rdd_price_LGVM); Sculpit - aka Stridolo, and a cultivated larger version of the wildflower Bladder Campion - is well known in Italy, but rarely grown in the UK. One of our 'must have' crops, such a good return from even a little But sowing this at the end of summer should give you large amounts of tender spinach over winter. 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Light green leaves , minimal stem. Legumes such as beans and lentils also make perfect partners for chopped collard greens. Comes back each year. £document.write(roc_rdd_price_CHLB); Fordhook Giant They have large green leaves, so some sort of cabbage I guess. Discontinued. Slow-bolting Vates selection for a more compact plant. The area chosen for collard greens planting should be in full sun. Saving your own is easy. Jenny Middleton, Feedback: "I thought you'd like a picture of the thriving crop - grown in the middle of the village of Ullapool - on the NW coast of Scotland and only 60 miles south of Cape Wrath !! to pack Peas, The other one I'm really impressed with is your turnip greens. To learn more about our use of cookies, as well as the categories of personal information we collect and your choices, please read our Privacy Policy. They're not in any way chewy - but they just don't go completely soft the way that for example spinach does. The leaves are a nice deep green, and it is very vigorous, making lots of leaves. document.write(roc_rdd_price_LGSE); There are thousands of amaranths, but only a very few will grow well in the UK. It grew really well, even in the awful summer of 2012. But back to whole leaf collard cuisine. ", "Reading your recommendations here in the UK I sometimes wonder what you mean by "The South". I know you can grow them as a catch crop but they really come into their own in my opinion as a late winter/early spring vegetable. Great in stir-fries & stews too. If you thought maybe you didn’t care for collard greens, the first bite will change your mind. Try turning your device sideways. Just to be clear , this is Winter Spinach, a cool-weather plant.. You sow it at the end of summer, for use over winter. Try again. = normal sowing & harvest time ", "It was nice knowing about collard greens. One of the earliest green crops to start in spring and perennial - once you've got a clump going it needs no attention other than when you want to eat it. ", (If you have difficulty using this form, please use our. Yubaba Sun 24-Feb-19 21:08:47. Yes! I wait until the first frosts come in October to start blanching and freezing my collard greens, because those are the best collards of the year. There was a problem subscribing you to this newsletter. document.write(roc_rdd_price_LGCL); 'Belleville' Leaf Sorrel space. Easy to grow, but it needs cool nights to germinate. £document.write(roc_rdd_price_LGML); This amaranth was sent in by an allotment grower, and when we tried it out it did very well for us.