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SWISS CHARD _ FORDHOOK GIANT -- coming soon --

SWISS CHARD Fordhook Giant beta vulgaris Well tasting something like spinach swiss chard is refered to as a nutritional powerhouse. Has white stems, dark green crumpled leaves. Young leaves can be eaten raw. Great steamed or sauteed as well a great addition to stir fry, soups and stews. Both the leaves and stems are great. Soak seeds in water 24 hours before sowing. Direct seed mid spring 2 cm deep when the soil is 16 – 18C. Space 5 -8 cm Germinates in 5 – 7 days. Note: seed will not germinate in cold soil. Plant new seed every couple of weeks to harvest plants throughout the season. Havest: full size 50-60 days, baby 25 days SEED COUNT: Approx. 75


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