Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard

Beta vulgaris | SKU: 0415
$3.25 to $18.25
  • Plants grow to 28 inches
  • Very productive
  • Can be grown in containers
$3.25 to $18.25

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Introduced in 1934 by W. Atlee Burpee and Co., this variety has broad, dark-green, heavily crumpled leaves with white veins and stalks. Plants grow 28" high with 2½" wide stalks and produce abundant crops all season. 50-60 days. ±1,750 seeds/oz

Direct Seed: 4" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Rows Apart: 20-24"

Thin: 12" Apart

Instructions - Sow 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.