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Swiss Chard 'Five Colour Silverbeet' - HeritageBeta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens

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1 packet (200 swiss chard seeds) £2.29 Despatch: by Monday
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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").

Patio, Kitchen Garden


Sun or semi shade

45cm (17.7in)

40cm (15.7in)

1 Packet (200 Swiss Chard Seeds) (TH04859)

Sowing Months Flowering Months Harvest Months
Water Swiss Chard regularly, particularly during dry periods to ensure that the soil remains moist. Harvest Leaf Beet regularly by selecting a few leaves from each plant to promote fresh growth and to extend the cropping season.
Direct sow Leaf Beet seed outdoors from March to August. Grow Swiss Chard in a well prepared, moist, fertile seedbed in full sun or partial shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in drills 30cm (12") apart. Thin seedlings to 7cm (3") apart for 'baby leaves' which will be ready to harvest approximately 50 days from sowing. For larger chards/leaves thin to 15cm (6") apart, or 23cm (9") for mature plants.


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chard bright lights 2010-05-10

excellent - vigorous, colourfull and delicious! Still producing masses of stems in October We shall certainly be growing it again next year.