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Swiss Chard Information

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

Beta vulgaris

A leafy vegetable similar to Spinach, some varieties have red stems. Generally it is easier to grow than Spinach. Keep watered in dry spells, and remove any flowers.

Moon Planting Type: Leafy

Soil Type: Loam

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Swiss Chard Growing Notes


Sow seeds directly into the ground 2.5cm deep and 10cm apart.

Pruning & Thining

Thin the plants to 50cm apart as they grow.


Harvest small leaves and from around the outside of the plant to leave the heart to reproduce

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