SWISS CHARD SEEDS
Beta vulgaris, vulgaris group
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 in. tall. An All-America Selection Winner.
|100 seeds - $2.99|
How to Plant and Grow Swiss Chard
Plant Swiss Chard Seeds: Direct sow seed ½ in. deep, 2-3 in. apart in rows 18-24 in. apart. Thin to 8-10 in. apart. Kept at 50-75°F., germination is in 5-14 days.
Grow Swiss Chard: 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.