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Chard - Golden
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A beautiful heirloom strain originally curated by the Abundant Life Seed Foundation. Emerald green baby leaves with yellow stems are especially mild and sweet. Stem color intensifies with age to a rich gold at maturity. Wonderful in salads and soups. Grows to about 20-24 inches tall.
Direct seed outdoors 2-4 weeks before last frost, when ground can be worked (soil temp about 40°F). Plant 1/2" deep, 2" apart. Thin to 5" apart when leaves touching...we eat our thinnings as we go! For fall plantings: sow seeds 6-8 weeks before first frost. Overwinter with at least 2-4" mulch for an early spring crop.
medium-rooted plants that like rich soil, sun and plenty of moisture
plant a fall crop 6-8 weeks before first frost
can overwinter with proper mulching
great substitute for spinach
can start picking baby greens as early as 30 days
Seed Count: 80
Plant Cycle: Biennial
Days to Germinate: 4-10
Days to Harvest: 59 (30 days for baby leaf)
Seed Source: Certified Organic
Planting Seasons: Spring and Fall
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Advanced
Seed Storage : About 5-7+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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