Collards Growing Info

 
Learning Download: How to Grow Collards
 
When to Plant:
Direct sow in as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring.  For continuous harvest plant every 2-3 weeks up until 6 weeks before first frost date in fall.
 
Fertilizing:
Add 2-3 lbs. of 8-16-16 (N-P-K) fertilizer over 100 square feet 1-2 weeks before planting.

 

 
Location: Planting Depth: Soil Type:
Full to Partial Sun 1/4″-1/2″ Well drained, fertile soil, pH 6-7.5
 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Collard 12″ 18-24″ 100 75 lbs 30,000

 

Collard Seeds:
1 Ounce: 8,000 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 16,000 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 32,000 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 64,000 Seeds
1 Pound: 128,000 Seeds
 
* These are average collard seed counts. Collard varieties can vary.
 
 
Conversions:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′