Swiss Chard Fordhook – Item #295


The classic Swiss chard, known for its high yields and deep flavor. Large, dark green leaves are packed with nutrients. Easy to grow; a vigorous producer in all climates.

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Additional information

Weight 3 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 8″ (20cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-12 days

Plant outdoors in early spring to summer, and again in fall for winter crops in mild climates. Prefers full sun and consistent watering. Can withstand a mild frost. Acidic soil will stunt growth.

Snip off outer leaves at the base of the plant as they mature. New leaves will grow for a continuous supply throughout the season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris

Matures In: 60 days