Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard Seed

Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard Seed

Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

Product ID#: RS7080-8552

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Cut & Come Again
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Winter Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest, Harvest as Baby Vegetables
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 50 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 16 - 20 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Patio Container Friendly, Ornamental, Edible
Shape Leaf
  • 1 packet

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Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard produces beautiful, creamy white stalks and ribs that contrast with the vitamin and mineral rich dark-green savoyed leaves on 24" inch hardy frost tolerant plants. A solid three season grower from spring until fall, Fordhook Giant does well as a winter crop in warmer climates. Known for its heat and disease tolerance, expect abundant yields from this garden workhorse. Harvest as baby leaf or at mature stage. Excellent as an ornamental crossover in patio and container gardens - as beautiful as it is tasty! 50 days. Packet: 100 seeds.

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