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drusus@golden.net (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Sat, 24 Jan 1998 19:40:16 -0500

>>The one thing I wish I knew what variety she grew is collards.  She called
>>cabbage collards, as they were lighter green than most and were sweeter and
>>more tender than most collards.  The seeds were not available around here,
>>she saved her own seed every year.  I don't know where she got the first
>>from---I think she said someone gave them to her.  Anyway, they are gone
>>and I don't know what it was.  They were the best collards that I've ever
>>eaten, though.
>Bambi, Lucinda's right.  Watch for volunteers and guard them with your
>might.  If none appear, you might try Redwood City Seed Co.
>(http://www.batnet.com/rwc-seed) that has Couve Tronchuda, that has been
>described elsewhere as a gourmet collard, and here as the "finest form of
>cabbage"...and that is also known as the "cabbage of seven weeks."  It
>might be at least close to the right collard.  Margaret

couve tronchuda (sp) is better described at :

There seem  to be a several pages in Portuguese which feature it as well.
no pix, though.