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Swiss Chard Rainbow Mix

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Swiss Chard Rainbow Mix

Approximate Seed Quantity: 50

This attractive and easy to grow vegetable is tender, sweet and prolific. Produces savoyed type leaves in different shades of green with stems of yellow, pink, crimson, striped, purple, orange, scarlet, white and green. You can pick the leaves young for use in salads too. Download sowing guide

  • Days to germination: 7-14
  • Days to harvest: 55
  • Planting depth: 1.5cm
  • Row spacing: 45-60cm
  • Plant spacing: 20-30cm
  • Light: Full sun
  • Swiss chard does not transplant well, sow directly into soil
  • Sow 6 seeds per 30cm as soon as the soil can be worked and cover with 1.5cm of fine soil
  • Once seedlings reach 7-10cm in height thin to 20-30cm apart. Use the thinnings in salads
  • Start to harvest outer leaves once the plants are 20cm high
  • Cut plants back in late summer to encourage further growth for harvest through autumn and well after the first frost