Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

(Beta vulgaris) Chard is actually the same species as beets, but these varieties are grown for leaves rather than roots. The plants put all their energy into making large, tender leaves, with succulent mid-ribs massive enough to be a vegetable in their own right. The range of colors comes as a spectacular bonus! Chard is usually direct-seeded into the garden as early as a couple of weeks before the last frost, and it can be sown anytime until midsummer, since the plants tolerate both heat and moderate cold of late fall, and even grow into the winter in milder climates. Prefers rich soil, full sun and ample moisture.

 
 
Rainbow Swiss Chard

Five Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard SC101

60 days. (RAINBOW CHARD) A beautiful chard; its colors are brilliant (pink,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Oriole Swiss Chard

Oriole Orange Swiss Chard SC103

60 days. A stunning all-orange selection, perfect for home and markets.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard SC102

60 days. Introduced in 1924 by W. Altee Burpee. Large, green leaves and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Flamingo Pink

Flamingo Pink Swiss Chard SC104

60 days. Neon, hot pink chard is so pretty and is perfect picked small... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Vulcan Chard

Vulcan Swiss Chard SC106

60 days. An improved rhubarb chard developed in Switzerland. Very attractive... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Swiss chard

Perpetual Spinach SC107

50 days. (Beta vulgaris var cicla) Belongs to the same species as chard... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Verde De Taglio

Verde De Taglio Swiss Chard SC109

"Green Cutting Chard" Very thin stems support large leaves of unusual substance.... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Winterbi Mangold

Winterbi Mangold Swiss Chard SC108

(60-70 days) Very large (20-26”), dark green, white-veined leaves are deeply... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
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