It is a form of cabbage of the mustard family (Brassicaceae). Collard leaves are much broader and are not frilled and resemble rosette leaves of hard cabbage. The main stem reaches a height of 24 to 48 inches with a rosette of leaves at the top. The entire young rosette is sometimes harvested. The plant is a source of vitamins A and C. It is widely adapted, easily grown and quite commonly raised as a source of winter greens in the southern United States.
Benefit and uses of Collard.
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