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We eat tons of greens here and I was wondering what grows well in the summer heat - I am in MN and the weather is pretty variable - could be 95 and humid all summer or 70. Do collards grow well in the heat? What about kale? I have some Jericho lettuce so I hope I have that covered - many of the CSA farms around here grow it for their summer lettuce.
 

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I have really good luck with swiss chard. Spinach and lettuce bolt straight away but swiss chard stays lovely all season long.
 

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Both collards and kale do okay in the summer heat, although I find that the collards seem to hold up a little better. Both, however, like cool soil temps, so that can be a bit tricky depending on the climate. Rainbow chard grows great in the heat, and looks pretty too. Might be worth a try.
 

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I forgot about Malabar spinach, the Hmong farmers sell rooted cuttings at the market. I'll have to get some of that.
 

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i think malabar spinach and new zealand spinach are 2 different things and both are supposed to grow well in the heat.<br>
you can also eat sweet potato greens.
 
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