Five Color Silver Beet
All the colors of Swiss Chard; ruby red, pink, orange, yellow and silver date back 1000Ís of years. This selection provides a uniform distribution of colors on the ribs with deep green crumpled leaves of fine flavor.
Upright plants produce leaves that are used fresh or cooked like spinach. Cut leaves 1 inch above ground and new leaves form allowing continuous harvest all season long until frost.
Plant seed outdoors as soon as the ground can be prepared. Plant in rows 18 inches apart spacing seeds 1 inch apart. Can also be broadcast in beds. Cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until sprout. When plants are 3-4 inches tall, thin spacing plants 4 inches apart.
Five Color Silver Beet can be planted all summer long.
Matures in 50 days.
Net weight 3.2 G (Estimated 200 seeds)
Bulk Heirloom Swiss Chard seed available.
1600 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row.
10lbs of Heirloom Swiss Chard seed needed per acre