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Swiss Chard Seed Tape, Fordhook Giant

Beta vulgaris
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The perfect green to grow, even in hot weather. Broad, dark green leaves have a delicate spinach flavor. Stems are broad, thick and white in color. Leaves can be picked at any time or cut leaf stalks just above ground level and the plant will continue to produce all season long. Both stalks and leaves are edible. Delicious in salads, quiche or steamed with butter. Freezes well.
Please Note: Seed tapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.

  • SKU: 139831
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
7 to 10 days
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
50 to 60 days
Best container size
Best
Container Size:
12"+
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris
  • Seed Type: Heirloom
  • Flavor: Mild and earthy taste
  • Product Weight: 4.5 meters (15') - with 100 plus seeds
  • Preparation Ideas: Leaves can be used in place of spinach in salads, stir fried, or sauteed while the stalks can be creamed.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Prepare the soil for planting. Make shallow rows 13 mm (1/2") deep and 45 cm (18") apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the Seedtape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again. Please Note: Seedtapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.
  • Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
  • Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")
  • Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")
  • Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")
Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Harvest baby greens in 25 days.

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