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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 'Bright Lights'
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens, Leaf Beet, Spinach Beet
This exciting RHS AGM Swiss Chard, produces a rainbow of coloured stems that are crowned with large leaves of green or bronze. The flavour is deliciously mild and packed with nutritional content. Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights' can be harvested from mid-summer to late autumn, and after a normal winter, it will re-emerge to give an unbelievably early spring crop! Guaranteed lo brighten the vegetable patch, or why not grow this colourful swiss chard cultivar in ornamental borders. Height: 50cm (20”). Spread: 40cm (16”).More info
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
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