Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

Beta vulgaris
  • Leafy green vegetable
  • Large green curled leaves

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

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: 5 to 10 days at 10-30C
Life Cycle: Biennial
Plant Height: 70cm
Row Spacing: 30cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun/part shade, keep moist
Days to maturity/flowering: 70 days
Other: Cut leaves and stalks as required
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