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Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

Beta vulgaris
  • Leafy green vegetable
  • Large green curled leaves

$3.00 inc GST

Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

$3.00 inc GST

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Product Description

This particular strain produces large leaved highly productive plants which are great for all types of cooking from stir-fry through to lasagne.   Biennial normally grown as an annual, growing to 70cm. A very popular home garden variety. Large tender green curled leaves with white ribs and stalks. Excellent flavour. Frost tolerant. Silver beet is also known as "Swiss Chard" and is often confused with "Spinach".

Planting Guide
Method
Direct
Planting Depth
15mm
Germination Period
5 to 10 days at 10-30C
Life Cycle
Biennial
Average Plant Height
70cm
Row Spacing
30cm
Plant Spacing
50cm
Positioning
Full sun/part shade, keep moist
Average days to maturity
70 days
Other Information
Cut leaves and stalks as required
* The information above is provided as a guide only.
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