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Chard - Rhubarb
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A beautiful old world vegetable closely related to the beet. Treasured for its juicy red stems and flavorful, nutritious dark green leaves. One sowing can provide greens all season, even in the heat of summer. Also known as Ruby Chard.
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: 200
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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