Northern Edge Forage Collards
2.5 LB Covers Approximately 11,000 Sq Ft. (1/4 Acre) 10 LB Cover Approximately 44,000 Sq Ft. (1 Acre) Northern Edge Forage Collards are a hybrid brassica selected for superior forage quality, high forage/biomass production, grazing and winter survival. When tested for forage quality against other premium brassicas, Northern Edge Forage Collards places near the top in all desirable characteristics including crude protein and digestibility.
Northern Edge Forage Collards can thrive under a wide range of environmental conditions and seasonal extremes including below zero for several days without snow cover or protection, making it one of the most winter-hardy brassicas available. Leaves may wilt or burn around the edges but vegetation will remain green and viable throughout the winter. On the other extreme, once Northern Edge Forage Collards large tap root penetrates deep into the soil profile, it can still be productive during hot, dry summers experience in many areas of the country.
Northern Edge Forage Collards can tolerate close grazing pressure due to the growing point near the soil surface which allows for fast regrowth after grazing. The versatility and economic benefits of Northern Edge Forage Collards are unsurpassed, making it truly the king of premium brassicas.
Optimum Planting Dates-March-August