Leaf Beet Rainbow Chard

Item Number: 10521
  • Description

    Bring colour to your vegetable garden. A lovely mixture of various coloured stems and leaves that can be used as baby leaf for salads or delicious cooked when fully grown.
  • Pack size: 125 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.70

When to sow

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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.


May to September as baby leaf or mature plants

Handy Tip

Not just a pretty face but a highly nutritious vegetable, leaves can be used as spinach , lightly cook stem ribs and serve with butter.

Nutritional values

Rich in beta carotene calcium , iron & folic acid.