Renee's brand new variety of this American classic will delight both your eye and appetite. The wide crunchy stalks and leaf veins are a gorgeous magenta red that contrasts perfectly with the deep green savored leaves. This highly ornamental and weather tolerant chard’s vibrant color lights up the garden and will be equally at home in both your vegetable and flower beds. In the kitchen, the pretty leaves and stalks are versatile, succulent and good tasting.
Product Weight: 3 grams / Approximately 100 seeds
Plant Type: Vegetable
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.