Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris var cicla
Common Name: Swiss Chard
Characteristics: Shade Tolerant
Height: 10 – 12″ (25 – 30cm)
Width: 24 – 36″ (61 – 91cm)
General Information: This jewel plants a rainbow of color in veggie and flower gardens!
Produces delicious, mildly flavored stems in yellow, gold, orange, pink, violet, green, white, red and even striped!
The tender bronze to dark green leaves are best harvested young for salads, or eaten like spinach or beet greens.
Performs best in full-sun locations, but will tolerate light shade.
A planting bonus…Bright Lights intermingles well with annuals.
60 days to harvest.