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Chard Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla

Chard has been planted 21 times by Growstuff members. Chard is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)


Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

114

days

First harvest expected

144

days after planting

Photos

Chard plantings

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Chard harvests

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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

perpetual spinach

perpetual spinach

Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris

Swiss chard

Swiss chard

Beta vulgaris var. cicla

Crop Map

Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.

What people are saying about chard

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Written by oakandsage

My [raspberry](crop) are flowering! Anyone whose english [pea](crop) plants yield spherical peas must be a saint. I only get spherical peas if I miss a pod. In the evening I sit out in the garde...

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How to grow chard

Grown for: leaf (5)

Plant from: seedling (10), seed (9)

Plant in: sun (12), semi-shade (5), shade (2), (1)

Scientific names

  • Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla

Alternate names

  • Swiss chard
  • silverbeet
  • crab beet
  • bright lights
  • seakale beet
  • mangold

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