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Organic Chard, Five Color Silverbeet

Striking Rainbow-Colored Stalks

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8212

Certified Organic

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Chard - Five Color Silverbeet - Beta vulgaris (Cicla group)

Biennial Heirloom. Striking rainbow-colored stalks in orange, purple, yellow and white. This Australian heirloom mix is tender and tasty, though somewhat less frost tolerant than other chards. Baby greens are ready in 28 days.

Did You Know? Chard is grown for its leaves but is actually a beet.

Soil & Water: Chard prefers moderate soil with plenty of added organic matter and even, moderate water throughout the season.

Planting & 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 & Storage: Harvest outer stalks early, or cut the whole plant to allow a second plant to grow.

Soil Temperature: 50-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 2"-4"
Days To Maturity: 28-55 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-5"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 50-85°F Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Amaranthaceae (Goosefoot) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic
Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 50-85°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Amaranthaceae (Goosefoot)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Chard prefers moderate soil with plenty of added organic matter and even, moderate water throughout the season.

Planting & 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 & Storage: Harvest outer stalks early, or cut the whole plant to allow a second plant to grow.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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).

Reviews

Excellent

I only planted one small packet of this chard last season, and was amazed how much it produced! I had chard enough for my family all spring, summer and fall. It was very heat and cold tolerant, and tasted great!

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