Collards at VISTA "House of the Rising Seeds"-Fall 2020
Tiger’s a favorite in the south, where collard is culinary king. Expect a royal crop of hardy, upright plants packed with slightly savoyed, thick, blue-green leaves. ‘Tiger’ stands out for flavor and high ratio of blade to stalk. Plants eagerly regrow: so you can enjoy harvest after harvest of this tasty kale cousin.
Donated to Seed Savers Exchange in 1989 by Ralph Blackwell of Alabama. Ralph's family grew this variety for over a hundred years and his mother used it to make a dish similar to sauerkraut. Plants grow to 2' tall with blue-green leaves and purple stems/veins. Very good eating qualities.