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Five Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard Seeds Organic

SKU:
BOT311468
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SKU:
BOT311468
UPC:
7.36E+11
Weight:
1.00 LBS
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Category:
Seeds - Vegetables
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Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Brand Name:
Botanical Interests
Botanical Name:
Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
Edible:
Yes
Organic/Natural:
Organic
Days to emerge:
5–10 days
Seed Depth:
½"
Seed Spacing:
A group of 2 seeds every 8"
Thinning:
When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 8"
Hardiness:
Biennial; fairly cold tolerant. Will overwinter in mild climates and withstand light to moderate freezes.
Harvesting:
Pick up to 1/3 of the outer leaves as needed, and let more leaves grow from the center of the plant; or, if desired, harvest the whole plant 2" above ground, and it will grow back. Pick very young leaves, at 2"-4" for using fresh in salads.
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Yes
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Organic

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Product Overview

Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris

This specially selected mix has brilliant stem and leaf colors that will create a dazzling rainbow in your garden and on the table. Enjoy all summer through frost.

This bright color mix provides shades of red, yellow, pink, orange, and white stems topped with green or dark maroon leaves, often with contrasting deep red veins. Not only colorful, the stems and leaves provide delicious flavor packed with nutrition. A welcome addition to vegetable gardens, flower beds, and containers.

Variety Info

Tall, wide, fan-like, savoyed (crinkled) green leaves, and a thick, crunchy stalk that can be white, red, orange, or other colors depending on the variety. The petioles (leafstalks) can be yellow, gold, orange, pink, crimson, or white, sometimes streaked with color.

Sowing Inside

4 to 6 weeks before transplanting out, 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date (protect from heavy freezes).

Sowing Outside

RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40#176;F, ideally 75°–90°F. Sow as late as 2 months before first fall frost. Mild Climates: Sow in fall.

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