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Prismatic Rainbow Chard Seeds (Organic)

Prismatic Rainbow Chard Seeds (Organic)

Wholesome Colorful Greens

Prismatic Rainbow Chard, scientifically known as Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla, is a vibrant and nutritious leafy green that thrills gardeners and chefs alike. Originating from the Mediterranean region, this cultivar has earned its place as a popular choice for both ornamental and culinary purposes.

The aesthetic appeal of Prismatic Rainbow Chard lies in its dazzling array of vividly colored stems and veined leaves. These leaves come in an assortment of shades, including vibrant yellows, fiery oranges, deep purples, and rich greens, creating a visually stunning display in garden beds or containers.

In terms of taste, the leaves of Rainbow Chard offer a delightful, slightly earthy flavor with hints of sweetness akin to spinach or beet greens. Their tender texture makes them versatile in the kitchen, perfect for sautéing, steaming, or adding raw to salads.

Planting Prismatic Rainbow Chard from seed demands well-draining, fertile soil and a sunny location. Sow the seeds directly into the soil after the last frost date, ensuring a depth of around half an inch. Adequate spacing of approximately 6-8 inches between plants encourages healthy growth. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, coupled with adequate sunlight, is crucial for robust and colorful foliage development.

This rainbow-hued chard is not just a feast for the eyes but also a nutritional powerhouse, rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Its ornamental appeal and culinary versatility make Prismatic Rainbow Chard an excellent addition to gardens, adding color, flavor, and health benefits to meals and landscapes alike.

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Quantity Discounts for Prismatic Rainbow Chard Seeds (Organic)
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Description

Prismatic Rainbow Chard, scientifically known as Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla, is a vibrant and nutritious leafy green that thrills gardeners and chefs alike. Originating from the Mediterranean region, this cultivar has earned its place as a popular choice for both ornamental and culinary purposes.

The aesthetic appeal of Prismatic Rainbow Chard lies in its dazzling array of vividly colored stems and veined leaves. These leaves come in an assortment of shades, including vibrant yellows, fiery oranges, deep purples, and rich greens, creating a visually stunning display in garden beds or containers.

In terms of taste, the leaves of Rainbow Chard offer a delightful, slightly earthy flavor with hints of sweetness akin to spinach or beet greens. Their tender texture makes them versatile in the kitchen, perfect for sautéing, steaming, or adding raw to salads.

Planting Prismatic Rainbow Chard from seed demands well-draining, fertile soil and a sunny location. Sow the seeds directly into the soil after the last frost date, ensuring a depth of around half an inch. Adequate spacing of approximately 6-8 inches between plants encourages healthy growth. Regular watering, especially during dry spells, coupled with adequate sunlight, is crucial for robust and colorful foliage development.

This rainbow-hued chard is not just a feast for the eyes but also a nutritional powerhouse, rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Its ornamental appeal and culinary versatility make Prismatic Rainbow Chard an excellent addition to gardens, adding color, flavor, and health benefits to meals and landscapes alike.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Cold Hardy
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Succession Planting

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Winter
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Biennial
Plant Family : Amaranthaceae (Goosefoot)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

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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