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by Jean
on February 3, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Can you recommend an online permaculture nursery?
by Luke
on May 19, 2016 at 11:29 AM
Thanks for the post Betty. Tree collards are a truly amazing plant. We run an on-line nursery (we are registered with the State of CA as an official nursery) and offer tree collard cuttings via mail order.  
 
You can find us at projecttreecollard.org
by Tina Saravia
on July 25, 2016 at 10:03 PM
I got mine from Annie's Annuals and Perennials in Richmond last fall.
by Luke Allen
on February 12, 2018 at 7:47 AM
Bountiful Gardens used to be the premiere tree collard supplier. Sadly they have closed their doors. We have a new seed company called Sundial Seed Company and we are working with the original NOrthern California grower of the Tree Collards to supply delicious perennial cuttings online at sundialseed.com.  
thanks,  
Luke
by Chrystie Nygren
on August 31, 2019 at 5:45 AM
Interested in tree collard tree Kale, etc
by Erin
on February 18, 2020 at 10:11 AM
I have a Tree Kale that broke it’s support and is now sprawling all over. Any thoughts on how to contain it and re-stake it? How much can it be pruned back to get it under control? I don’t want to kill it. Also is there a better time to do this (spring, fall, etc)? Thanks for any information you can offer.
by Dorothy G Williams
on March 26, 2020 at 6:17 AM
I'm 75 I love being self proficient & growing my as much of what I eat as possible, container gardening's #1, I'd really love to + tree collards/veggies to my deck garden, pls assist me,Dorothy G
by Laura Williams
on April 25, 2020 at 7:33 PM
My purple tree collard is definitely a good one for a lazy gardener and one of my favorites. It looks as good as it tasted to. They propagate easily (literally cut off a 4" stem, stick it in the ground and it grows!). I keep mine trimmed back to about a 2' bush but they look fabulous left to grow tall. Happy to share a start...
by Gloria Gautier
on August 10, 2020 at 2:33 PM
I live in Southern Louisiana. Where to acquire Collard Greens Seeds or Collards Green plant. When to start seeds and when to plant Collards Plants?
by Frances Heard
on January 3, 2021 at 11:08 PM
I have one tree collard about 6 months old. Going great in Houston, Texas. Would like a kale tree collard and a dinosaur kale tree. Do you have these or know where I might find.
by Tina Saravia
on January 16, 2021 at 3:12 PM
Frances,  
 
I have the tree kale Pentland Brig. I bought the seeds from Adaptive Seeds in 2019. However, they don’t have it in this year’s catalog.
by Edith Cheadle
on June 7, 2021 at 8:03 AM
Wanting to know how to take my tree collards through the winter. I’m in Texas and the sun is hot. All my collards are in morning sun. Afternoon too hot. That last winter storm killed all my kale and collards. Thanks Edith
by Edith cheadle
on June 9, 2021 at 3:11 PM
I have tree collards from projecttreecollard. They did survive the Tx winter storm. About 3’ now. In part shade. Sun is so hot here. I received a tandem dean tree collard. It took 30 days to travel from UK. Looks to be veragated. The one I ordered from project didn’t make it in the storm we were in the teens. Lost all my collards. Is this a group for tree collard growers??
by Original
on August 22, 2021 at 11:29 PM
And I quote:  
 
“started out as a farmer here in the city of Wilmington in the forties. This is something Robert could do very well. He is the first man to grow a collard tree. When he was in school he won awards in agricultural, with help from bees, pollen, and the nectar. By growing tomatoes on top and potatoes under the ground, at that time they called it cross-pollination. When the city began to grow his family had to stop farming.”  
 
Robert Goodwin, Wilmington, NC
 
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