This garden giant will surprise kids and adult alike with the size that it can grow to. The flavor is just as lovable as the size and it is a kitchen essential! Chard – Rainbow Beta vulgaris Packed full of vitamins and nutrients, this large…
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This garden giant will surprise kids and adults alike with the size that it can grow. The flavor is just as lovable as the size and it is a kitchen essential!
Chard – Fordhook
Packed full of vitamins and nutrients, this large chard variety plants is as beautiful as it is nutritious. White stems with dark green leafs. Best when harvested young for salads but may be harvested all season long. Plants can reach up to 6’ tall if left to reseed the garden.
Suggested Planting Requirements: Chard should be directly sown in full sun with mild temperatures or in partial shade during the summer in milder climates. Consistent watering will give continuous yield and discourage bolting. Direct sow or transplant.
Growing Recommendations: Chard is best grown in full sun in the late spring and early fall. Chard can be grown in poor soil conditions.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest like any salad greens or beet greens. Leaves are best when picked in the early morning and stored directly in the refrigerator before the heat of the day. Chard may be keep moist in a salad spinner for several days.
|Days to Germination:||7-14|
|Days to Maturity:||45-60+|
|Height at Maturity:||10-12″|
|Lighting Requirements:||Part Shade to Full Sun|
Package Weight: .5 gram
Approximate seed count per pack: 40 seeds
Area to sow: Approximately 10″ bed (this takes into account thinning)
|Dimensions||0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 in|