An Overview of F1 Yellow Swiss Chard
Chard, also known as Swiss chard, is a leafy green vegetable. Flavescens cultivars have large leaf stalks and the leaf blades are often prepared separately; Cicala cultivars are leafy spinach beets. Leafy green Swiss chard leaves are tender and have a bitter taste when eaten raw.
What You'll Love
- After cooking, the bitterness dissipates, leaving a mild, sweet taste similar to spinach
- They are edible raw as a salad green or cooked
- Swiss chard is a great source of vitamin C, magnesium, and vitamin A
Benefits of F1 Yellow Swiss Chard
This vegetable is commonly steamed or sauteed and can be used to make soups, stews, casseroles, frittatas, and quiches. Although chard always has green leaves, the stalks can vary in colour. The Swiss chard also contains beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which are antioxidants. Many organs, including the heart, lungs, and kidneys, require vitamin A for normal development and maintenance.
How to Care And Sow F1 Yellow Swiss Chard Seeds
Yellow Swiss chard seeds should be sown about a week after the last spring frost. Soil that has been enriched with compost should be planted one to two centimetres deep. Plants should be spaced 4-5" apart for harvesting the entire plant. Plants should be spaced 8-10" apart for harvesting continuously the outer stalks. Every two weeks, plant seeds for a continuous summer crop. Germination should take place within a week. Since Swiss chard can withstand light frosts, it can also be planted in the fall.
Maintaining moisture in the soil and preventing weed growth is possible with mulch. Seedlings are sensitive to moisture at the beginning of their development. When a leaf reaches a height of between 6 and 8 inches, it can be harvested. To ensure continued growth, you can harvest the plant at the surface of the soil, leaving an inch of the stem attached. As well as harvesting the outer stalks, the inner stalks can be harvested.
Note: This Overview is intended as a guide only since cultural practices and climatic conditions may vary.
- Product type: Swiss Chard, Mangold Seeds,
- USDA Zone: 6-10
- Feature: Continuous summer
- Days to Maturity: 55 days
- Planting Depth: ¼."
- Plant Spacing: 6"
- Row Spacing: 18-24"
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil: Fertile, Compost-mixed
- Harvest Time: 4-6 Weeks
- Kingdom: Plantae
- Scientific name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris
- Higher classification: Beet
- Rank: Subspecies
- Use: Healthy
- The delivery time for Ireland and Northern Ireland is usually two working days for orders placed before 4 pm.
- Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,00 Euros
- Rest of the World : 3 to 11 working days
- Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,90 Euros
- Shipping costs from 3.50 Euros except for Australia & New Zealand.
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The delivery time for Ireland and Northern Ireland is usually two working days for orders placed before 4 pm.
⦿ Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,00 Euros
⦿ Rest of the World : 3 to 11 working days
⦿ Shipping Cost: Starting at 2,90 Euros
⦿ Shipping costs from 3.50 Euros except for Australia & New Zealand.
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