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Swiss Perpetual Chard
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Swiss Perpetual Chard

Looks and tastes more like spinach.

Slower to bolt than spinach, Perpetual is a great choice for Southern gardens. Its smooth, dark green leaves are flavorful and rich in antioxidants. Because it is slow to bolt, it extends the harvest season. 50 DAYS.



For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 200 seeds

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  • Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris 'Perpetual'
  • Height: 12-18 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches between plants and spaced 24 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: 12-15 inches.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Great yields.
  • Foliage: Smooth, dark green leaves look similar to spinach leaves-and taste similar to spinach. Slender, light green stalks.
  • Days To Maturity: 50 days
  • Zone: 3-9 (Annual)
  • Germination: 7-10 days.
  • Form: Upright
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile soil; pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Remove leaves as desired and enjoy yields all summer.
  • Comments: Looks and tastes more like spinach! Smooth, dark green leaves have nice flavor and are rich in antioxidants. Extremely resistant to bolting, much slower to bolt than spinach, allowing for a long harvest season. Its high resistance to bolting makes it a great choice for southern gardens. Enjoy through the summer and into fall.

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