Chismahoo Swiss Chard
- New for 2019
- Prolific: 18-25 leaves per plant
- Light and sweet flavor
Expect 18-25 leaves per plant from this prolific Swiss chard variety, which grows uniform and erect. The stems, stalks, and leaf rib are all green, as are the leaves, which have a medium thickness, some curling at the margins, and very sparse hairs. Eaten raw or cooked, the leaves taste mild and slightly sweet, not chalky, and have a firm texture. The mature plants reach 10-17" tall and 20-27" wide, and the leaves grow 7-10" long and 4-6“ wide. 50-60 days.
Learn to Grow Chismahoo Swiss Chard
Direct Seed: 4" Apart
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Rows Apart: 20-24"
Thin: 12" Apart
Instructions - SSow seeds outdoors in early spring when soil temperature is at least 50°F. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Grows best in full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost.