Beet Bright Yellow Chard

Item Number: 10522
  • Description
  • RHS Award

    A bright broad leaved Chard with bright yellow stems. Excellent as a baby leaf in salads. At maturity it will produce sweet stalks. Best eaten raw or steamed. Use the leaves like spinach.
  • Pack size: 125 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 2.30


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WHEN TO SOW

March to July

Where to Sow

Sow direct in a well prepared, moist, fertile growing site in full sun or partial shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 2cm (3/4") in drills 35-40cm (14-16") apart. Can also be multi-sown in module cell trays and transplanted to the plot as gaps appear or as decorative patio containers .

What to do Next

Thin seedlings to 7cm (3") apart for 'baby leaves' which will be ready to harvest approximately 2 months from sowing. For larger chards/leaves thin to 20cm (8") apart, for mature plants.

Harvest

June to October as baby leaf or mature plants

Handy Tip

Leaves can be used as spinach, lightly cook stem ribs and serve with butter. Adds extra colour as a baby leaf in salads. Protect young seedlings with slug control as necessary.

Nutritional Values

Rich in beta carotene calcium , iron & folic acid.

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