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Chard - Flamingo - Beta vulgaris
Biennial grown as an annual Heirloom. The long, pink stems on this chard will look like a flock of flamingoes in your garden patch. Grow these with other vegetables or mixed with ornamentals. Spotlight them in a container. Excellent flavor and vigor.
Soil and Water: Chard prefers moderate soil with plenty of added organic matter and even, moderate water throughout the season.
Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 1-2 weeks before the last frost, and keep planting every 2 weeks for succession harvest. Chard tolerates light frosts when young, and moderate freezes once established. It can also adapt to warmer summer temperatures.
Harvesting and Storage: Harvest outer stalks early, or cut the whole plant to allow a second plant to grow.
Did You Know? Colorful chard is a popular front-yard edible plant.
Soil Temperature: 50-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"-1"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'-3'
Days to Maturity: 28-55 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-6"
Approx Seeds per ¼ lb: 4,800 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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