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Swiss Chard Seeds, Bright Lights

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Bright Lights Swiss Chard produces a brilliant rainbow of color! Plant stems are multi-colored, offering a milder chard flavor as well as a valued ornamental plant. Delicious in salads, quiche or steamed with butter.

Sku: 101654

Product Weight: 3 grams / approximately 150-160 seeds

Growing Information
Germination

Days to
Germination:

7 to 10 days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

60 days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Key Features

Flavor: Taste is similar to beet greens and spinach

Preparation Ideas: Rinse and clean leaves in water. Shake leaves to remove water. Let leaves dry on kitchen towel or paper towelling. Heat olive oil in frying pan. Add sliced or chopped garlic and cook garlic until tender and fragrant. Tear or cut swiss chard leaves into pieces. You can cut out and remove the stalks from the leaves if they are thick or your can chop the stalks into 1" pieces and pre sautee in the olive oil/garlic mixture. Fry stalks until tender (approximately 5 minutes). Lower heat add leaf pieces and fry leaves for approximately 5 minutes or until desired doneness. Stir constantly and serve immediately.

Seed Type: Open Pollinated

Plant Type: Vegetable

Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

How To Grow

Instructions

Sow in outdoor rows as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 3 inches and cover firmly with soil. Prefers full sun. Thin to 6 inches apart when plants are 3 inches tall. Use thinnings as fresh greens. Keep plants heavily mulched and moist.

Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Plantling Spacing: 25 cm (10")

Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")

Suggestions

Pick young or mature leaves just above the soil line so that plants can grow back for multiple harvests.

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