Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard is the perfect green to grow, even in hot weather. The broad, dark green leaves have a delicate spinach flavor. Stems are broad, thick and white in color. Both the stalks and leaves are edible, making for delicious salads and quiche. It also goes well frozen or steamed with butter.

 

Product Weight: 3 grams / approximately 120-130 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Mild and earthy taste

Days to Harvest: 50 to 60 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 10 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")

Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")

Plant Spacing: 25 cm (10")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Planting Instructions: Sow in outdoor rows as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 3 inches and cover firmly with soil. Prefers full sun. Thin to 6 inches apart when plants are 3 inches tall. Use thinnings as fresh greens. Keep plants heavily mulched and moist.

Welcome

Welcome to Jensen Nursery's Unique affordable home & garden décor, crafts, skin care, gardening books, seeds, houseplants, decorative containers and more. We offer curbside pickup and delivery in Winnipeg. We ship across Canada for $15. We do not ship live plants.

Gardening Club

Exclusive member only coupons and advance signup for free gardening seminars & craft classes! And great gardening tips! Be the first to find out about new products and giftware arrivals!