Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Days to harvest: 70

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 3 feet or more
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Broadleaf
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Vegetable
Cooked greens
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Georgia'.

Common names
  • Collards
  • Cole
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Brassica oleracea var. viridis
  • Synonym: Brassica oleracea var. acephala
Also sold as:
  • Georgia Southern

Photo Gallery
Photo by GaNinFl
Location: Ingleside. Illinois
Date: 2021-03-01
Seedling with first true leaves.
Location: Outdoors, full sun
Date: 03-16-2010
Georgia Collards; Growth, 3 weeks after cutting leaves back to 10
Location: My Yard
Date: 2020-02-21
Today’s harvest
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: 2014-01-08
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2014-03-27

Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-12-11
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  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 12:14 PM concerning plant:
    Long the standard in the deep south. Large vigorous plant with wide-spaced leaves. Typically harvested from the bottom up and is sometimes called the walking collard. Not my favorite as the smaller loose-heading varieties are much more tender and flavorful.
Plant Events from our members
3AmigosGarden On September 1, 2017 Seeds sown
3AmigosGarden On August 30, 2017 Obtained plant
Pima County Seed Library
antsinmypants On March 16, 2022 Plant emerged
2 seedlings emerged.
antsinmypants On March 11, 2022 Seeds sown
Indoors under lights
antsinmypants On April 9, 2021 Transplanted
In garden one.
antsinmypants On February 15, 2021 Plant emerged
3 out of 9 emerged.
antsinmypants On February 11, 2021 Seeds sown
Indoors under lights.
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