Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

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Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

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This very robust, heirloom swiss chard was introduced in 1924. It has dark green leaves with white to pale green veins and stems. Good flavor and attractiveness.

 

Planting Instructions: Swiss Chard can be direct seeded or also grown from transplant. Direct seed 3-4 seeds every 8 inches in rows 8-12 inches apart, thin plants to one every interval. Sow at a depth of half-three quarters of an inch. Works very well when sown indoors in early spring on a heating mat or warm sunny window and transplanted to the garden. Also, great for fall planting.

 

Sow: March-April, August- September

Germinate: 5-15 days

Water: Moist

Harvest: 50-60 days

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