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Plant Care Instructions By San Diego Seed Company

These succulent collards can provide greens to your kitchen table all season. Large silvery leafs with minimum veins are tasty and nutritious.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
USDA Zones : 10a, 10b
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    • December
    January
    1. Plant

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Sow Seeds

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Fertilize

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    7. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    February
    1. Plant

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Sow Seeds

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Fertilize

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    7. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    March
    1. Plant

    Plant plants now for early summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Fertilize

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    6. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    April
    1. Plant

    Plant plants now for early summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    5. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    May
    1. Plant

    Plant plants now for summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    4. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    August
    1. Buy

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    September
    1. Buy

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Plant

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Sow Seeds

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    October
    1. Buy

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Plant

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Sow Seeds

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    6. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    November
    1. Buy

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Plant

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Sow Seeds

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Fertilize

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    7. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    8. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    December
    1. Buy

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Plant

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Fertilize

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Water

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Harvest

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
    7. Special requirements

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    August

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Buy seeds now to for a bountiful cool season harvest. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    January

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Plant plants now for early summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Plant plants now for early summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Plant plants now for summer harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Plant plants now for early spring harvest. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Sow Seeds

    When can you plant these seeds? When's the best time? Can you start them indoors and move them out? Do they have any special requirements?

    January

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Plant seeds now to have transplants in the cool season months. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    January

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Brassicas are heavy feeders and produce best when they are fertilized with an organic fertilizer each month of growing. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    January

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Brassicas like even watering and moist soil. Check soil regularly. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Harvest

    When's a good time to harvest this plant? What's the best way to harvest? Are there special requirements or features?

    January

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Harvest leaves as desired. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Special requirements

    Any other requirement for this plant? Is there anything that doesn't fit into the other care categories?

    January

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    February

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    March

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    April

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    May

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    October

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    November

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    December

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    Special requirements

    Any other requirement for this plant? Is there anything that doesn't fit into the other care categories?

    January

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    February

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    March

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    April

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    May

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    October

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    November

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

    December

    Watch out for aphids. Hose off as needed.

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