Swiss Chard, Fordhook Giant Organic Seeds

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla

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Swiss Chard, Fordhook Giant Organic Seeds

Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla

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Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard is an old-time favoritea perfect container variety!

These Swiss chard seeds will grow into a vigorous plant with a long growing season.

An excellent substitute for spinach, it's packed with vitamins and minerals.

This hearty vegetable is an excellent source of iron, vitamins A and C, and calcium. With each serving providing essential nutrients, it's an ideal way to support a well-rounded diet. This superfood is a great way to add vital nutrients to your diet. Fordhook Giant Organic Seeds provide vitamins A, C, and calcium, each serving containing a good source of iron. Plus, it's rich in other vitamins and minerals, making it a great alternative to spinach.

Sku: 0819

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Swiss Chard

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun|Partial Shade

Germination

Days to
Germination:

7 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

60 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"

Height

Growing Height:

12 - 24"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla

Fill Weight (grams): 0.9

Flavor: Mild and earthy taste.

Preparation Ideas: Swiss chard leaves can be used in place of spinach in salads, stir fried, or sauteed while the stalks can be creamed.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 25 - 40

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Tolerance: Drought Tolerant|Heat Tolerant|Humidity Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Sow Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard seeds in outdoor rows as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 3" and cover firmly with soil. Prefers full sun. Thin to 6" apart when plants are 3" tall. Use thinnings as fresh greens. Keep plants heavily mulched and moist.

Planting Depth: 0.75"

Seed Spacing: Sow your Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard seeds roughly 6" apart in rows, keeping each row approximately 18" apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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When plants are 7" tall, cut outer leaves at soil level with a sharp knife. Harvest will continue all season if inside leaves are permitted to grow.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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