SWISS CHARD SEEDS
Beta vulgaris, vulgaris group
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When Swiss Chard leaves are young and tender they can be cooked like spinach or added raw to salads. The brightly colored midribs are chopped into pieces and cooked like asparagus. Thrives in cool and warm temperatures. Easy to grow.
BRIGHT LIGHTS Swiss Chard Seeds
(OP) 60 days
Tasty veggie does double duty as a showy ornamental. Savoyed green leaves, with stalks and veins in riotous shades of orange, pink, yellow, purple and white. Beautiful in gardens, pots, or salads. Grows to 20-inches tall. An All-America Selection Winner.
PEPPERMINT Swiss Chard Seeds
(OP) Baby Leaf 32-35 days. Mature 58-62 days.
Showy stalks striped white and hot pink, with rich purple-red interiors. They are topped with shiny, dark green savoy leaves with white veins. Nutritious, tasty and colorful, 'Peppermint' Swiss Chard is fun to grow in containers, flower borders, or vegetable gardens.
How to Plant SWISS CHARD Seeds
Direct sow seeds ½ inch deep, 2-3 inches apart in rows 18-24 inches apart. Thin to 8-10 inches apart.
Comments: When leaves are young and tender they can be cooked like spinach or added raw to salads. The midribs are delicious chopped into pieces and cooked like asparagus. Thrives in cool and warm temperatures. In mild-winter areas, leaves can be harvested year round.