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Swiss Chard 'White'

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BETA VULGARIS

PACKET CONTAINS 30 SEEDS

Commonly known as Silverbeet, This variety’s leaves are medium dark green, lightly crumpled when young and more heavily crumpled at maturity.
Stalks and leaf midribs are smooth, thick, broad and white.

Swiss chard leaves are very tender and tastes similar to Spinach, however Chard is a member of the beet family. This leafy green is a very nutritious vegetable, It provides vitamins, minerals, and powerful plant compounds. You can either eat them raw or cook them in different ways.

  • Maturity in 50 to 65 days
  • Heat tolerant
Method

Sow direct or raise seedlings after frost. Likes rich fertile soil but easy to grow in any soil

Sowing Depth 15mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: All year

Temperate: Spring, Summer and Autumn

Cool climate: Spring, Summer and Autumn

Germination 7-12 days at 10-30°C
Plant Height 55 - 65cm
Position Full sun