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Homegrown beetroot and chard (or leaf beet) seeds are simply delicious and easy to grow. They can generally be sown from March to July/August and will give you a good crop of vegetables to keep your salads bright and fresh.
Swiss Chard 'Five Colour Silverbeet' - Heritage
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach BeetCustomer Rating
A rainbow mix of vibrant stem and leaf colours maintained as an Australian heirloom variety. Swiss Chard 'Five Colour Silverbeet' makes an excellent value crop. The juicy, mild flavoured broad stems and the tasty leaves can both be eaten as steamed vegetables, or harvested as baby leaves for adding to salads. This decorative Swiss Chard makes an attractive addition to the vegetable plot or even the flower bed. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 40cm (16”).More info
Beetroot 'Kahira' (Egyptian Flat Rooted) - Heritage
Beta vulgarisThis flatter-rooted, heritage beetroot produces smooth skinned roots with a deep red, tender and flavoursome flesh. Beetroot 'Kahira' is ideal for early sowings in frames and for successional sowing outside for a prolonged cropping period. Height: 30cm (12”). Spread: 15cm (6”). More info
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