Re: [gardeners] Fw: Propogating Tree Collards

Catharine Vinson (
Sun, 25 Jan 1998 12:05:16 +0000

Bambi wrote:

> >The one thing I wish I knew what variety she grew is collards.  She called
> >them
> >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,
> >so
> >she saved her own seed every year.  I don't know where she got the first
> >seeds
> >from---I think she said someone gave them to her.  Anyway, they are gone
> >now,
> >and I don't know what it was.  They were the best collards that I've ever
> >eaten, though.

You might try sending an e-mail to Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. They 
are great at helping locate/identify many Southern varieties. Seed Savers 
Exchange might be worth a note, too. 

Catharine, who came home to find that the collards and Komatsuna had gone 
to town in her absence. Gonna have me a fine mess of greens for dinner