[gardeners] Fw: Propogating Tree Collards

Tom Clothier (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Sat, 17 Jan 1998 15:51:37 -0600

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From: ES <espears@ix.netcom.com>
To: manytimes@anet-chi.com <manytimes@anet-chi.com>
Date: Saturday, January 17, 1998 2:29 PM
Subject: Propogating Tree Collards

>I have a tree collard which was planted this past summer.  Leaves are
>few, but the stalk has grown long, and bent to parallel the ground.  I
>would like to cut the stalk, in hope that it will grow to a vertical
>tree form with more leaves.  Will this work, and is there a way to root
>pieces of the excess stalk to create more plants?
>I have searched the web, and have found useful information, but not on
>this subject.  I would appreciate any information, or pointers to
>information that you can provide.

I am not familiar with tree collards.  I assume that this is a Brassica
species.  Can anyone help me with this inquiry?  TIA