Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

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SKU:WS-0141

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DESCRIPTION

Standard green swiss chard. Attractive 20-24"H dark green, thick, tender savoyed leaves with broad, juicy, white stalks and white veins. Heavy yields even in hot weather. Bolt resistant. Drought and cold tolerant. Easy to grow: tolerates partial shade, poor soil and inattention. Does well in containers! Harvest frequently for cut-and-come again variety. The stems and leaves are loaded with nutrition and fiber and have a hearty spinach flavor. Can be substituted for spinach in recipes. Eat the young leaves in salads; steam, stir-fry, or sautè larger leaves.

VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
Direct Seed (100 Ft.)Distance Apart In Row After ThinningSpace Between RowsPlanting Depth
1/2 Oz.4-8"18-24"1/4"

* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.

ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY

60 days

APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT

  • 1,600 per Oz.
  • 25,600 per Lb.