Chard Rainbow Bright Lights

Renee's unique All America award winning chard dons a coat of many colors! The green leaves and crunchy stalks come in a vivid rainbow of yellow, crimson, gold, pink and white with an occasional gorgeous stem of orange. Originally from New Zealand heirloom stock, Bright Lights chard has a sweeter and milder flavor than ordinary varieties. Grow this tasty, nutritious and highly ornamental variety for delicious eating over a long season of productive harvests.


Product Weight: 3 grams / Approximately 185 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Crunchy

Days to Harvest: 50 days

Days to Seed Germination: 5-7 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1 cm (.5")

Seed Spacing: 2.5 cm (1")

Row Spacing: 25 cm (10")

Plant Spacing: 20-25 cm (8-10")

Growing Height: 30-60 cm (12-24")

Planting Instructions: In early spring when danger of hard frost is over, sow seeds in well-worked, fertile soil in full sun. Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep and 1 inch apart in rows 10 inches apart, or broadcast thinly for bed planting.  Chard grows well in a wide range of conditions and can take some frost.  Begin harvesting when plants are well established and have 6 to 8 stalks. Both the crunchy succulent stalks and leaves make great eating. 


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