Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris
Amount in pack: 100± seeds
A vigorous variety with medium to dark green, savoyed leaves accented with white veins and stems. Fordhook Chard has a nice mild flavor which is great to eat like spinach, cut up for salads, steam, or stuffed. Chard is cold and heat tolerant making and is a quick producer at 50-55 days. Gardener’s in colder climates will love this green for its ability to grow year round with protection from a cold frame.
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Days to Maturity: 50-55 days
Planting Method: Start Indoors or Direct Sow
Soil Temperature for Germination: 50-75°F
Days to Germinate: 7-12
Seed Depth: ½”
Seed Spacing: 4-8 inches
Row Spacing: 18-24 inches
Light: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Moisture: Moderate Water
Hardiness: Hardy Biennial
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