Re: [gardeners] Fw: Propogating Tree Collards

Michael & Bambi Cantrell (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 16:25:47 -0500

> As soon as the
>leaves got big we'd go out and pick them so they never had that
>terrible musty dirt taste.  Yuck!  Trust me on this one and give it a

What "terrible musty dirt taste"?  They are just less sweet and more  green
before they are frosted on.  Picking them earlier sounds like a good idea,
as we may be able to get the same sweet taste that way.  We eat them all
here, as they bolt in the spring, but don't get mushy from being frozen.

Coastal NC
Zone 8
Sunset zone 31