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Organic PURPLE TREE COLLARD PERENNIAL



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-You will be getting 2 cuttings for this price. -



Tree collards are one of the easiest vegetables to grow in a home garden. For very little input they can provide an abundance of greens all year round. A fast growing relative of collards and kale, they can reach over eight feet in height in a few years. Tree collards are hardy to about 20° F (-7° c) and in mild climates have been known to live for up to twenty years! Both resilient and adaptable, they can endure periods of drought by producing smaller leaves, and can even thrive in a large container.
Tree collards have a delicious nutty and slightly sweet flavor which most people find superior to traditional collard greens. Nutritionally, they rival their trendy cousin kale. They can be sauteed in a pan, included in a hearty stew, blended into a healthful green smoothie, dehydrated into crunchy collard chips, and even fermented into a tasty sauerkraut. Perennial member of the brassica family, hardy to around 20° F
The tree collard is a member of the brassica family. It is related to traditional collards, kale, broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts and a number of other popular vegetables. However, unlike most of its relatives, purple tree collards are perennial. This means that, like a fruit tree or rose bush, once you plant them they will continue to grow and produce year after year. Traditional collards, kale, etc. must be grown from seed each year and then die after they go to seed. This is one of the top reasons why so many people love tree collards- once you have a plant established you don’t have to plant new seeds every year.
Tree collards are hardy to around 20° F. In fact, they taste best after a frost. If they are exposed to temperatures below 20° for an extended period of time, your plants will die and you will have to start new ones. Thus, tree collards are especially suited to mild climates, such as those on the pacific and southern coasts of the United States. Some people in colder climates still manage to...

Organic Purple tree collard perennial (kale)

$10.00

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