Swiss Chard Beta vulgaris var. cicla
How to sow Swiss chard: Direct seed indoors or outdoors. Transplant seedlings after hardening off.
Sun requirement for Swiss chard: Plant in Full Sun
Swiss Chard has been planted 26 times by Growstuff members.
Swiss Chard is a leafy green vegetable in the Beet family. The thick stems come in a variety of colors including white, pink, red, yellow, orange, and pale green. Chard has large, crinkly leaves with distinctive veins. The leaves and stems are edible and high in nutrients. Swiss chard can be eaten raw, sautéed, baked, or steamed.
Median lifespan43 weeks
First harvest expected4 weeks after planting
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