Greens - Swiss Chard - Bright Lights

Type:

Beta

vulgaris

Large, multicolored leaves with a prominent, flat wide mid-rib grow in an upright rosette

Large leaves with a prominent, flat wide mid-rib grow in an upright rosette that is beautiful in a bed or container. Stems come in shades of gold, pink, orange, purple, red, and white.Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciates it in spring in hot climates.

Clip mature leaves individually for bunching. New leaves will produce multiple harvests. For baby leaves, clip young plants just above the soil. Multiple harvests are possible because the plants will grow new stems and leaves. 

Size

up to 24" leaves

Mature Plant Size

18"-24"

Color

dark green leaves with stems in various colors

Flavor

like spinach, but more intense flavor
Tender perennial

Days to Maturity

55 days
Open pollinated

Water

regular

Exposure

Full sun

SMSF Zone

  • A
  • B
  • C