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.