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Swiss Lucullus Chard

Tasty All Summer, Won't Bolt

Mild and sweet! Savoyed leaves top pale ivory celery-like stalks. 60 DAYS.



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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla 'Lucullus'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Height: 24 - 30 inches.
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 inches between plants and spaced 18 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 75 pounds per100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Light green deeply savoyed leaves with pale ivory stalks.
  • Fruit: Light green, deeply savoyed, white veined, leaves. Long smooth stems with white, rounded mid-ribs.
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile soil.; pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet, approximately 1,475 seeds per 1 oz.
  • Size: 12 inches x 2.5 inches with rounded mid-ribs.
  • Comments: One of the earliest varieties of chard. Holds well after cutting. Tolerates hot weather. Grows until frost. Heavy yields. Never bolts.

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