Impressively easy to grow and deliciously versatile, swiss chard surrounds us with abundant greens all season from just one sowing! Revel in her vivid mix of crimson, grapefruit, tangerine, gold and silver stems with leaves glowing lime green to dark purple-green. From Fruition Seeds in Naples NY
100 seeds. Heirloom.
Direct Sow (recommended): Mid-spring through mid-summer, sow 1 seed/foot, ½” deep; eat as baby greens &/or thin to 10-12” apart for full size. Thrives in garden or containers.
Transplant: Early spring, sow 2 seeds/cell ½” deep & thin to 1. Harden off (reduce water & temp 5-7 days) & transplant after heavy frosts end 10-12” apart.
- Sowing Date: Mid-Spring to mid-Summer
- Seed Depth: 1/2 inch
- Days to Germination: 5-7
- Days to Maturity: 32 days to baby, 59 days to bunching
- Plant spacing after thinning: 10-12 inches