Cochrane Family Farm

5324 Hwy 289 Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia

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Swiss Chard, Fordhook Giant #5014


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(55-60 days)  Beta vulgaris  A staple for delicious fresh greens since the 1920s, this mammoth strain easily reaches a full 2 feet tall. Heavily puckered, fleshy leaves emerge with mint green stalks and quickly mature to a pure ivory color. The stalks and leaves are loaded with nutrition and fiber. This all-season selection is a dependable all-season producer.

Certified organic  150+ seeds/pkt

Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when soil temperature is at least 50 ÌŠF. Plant seeds 4″ apart and 1„2″ deep in rows 20-24″ apart; thin to 12″ apart. Can also be started indoors 5-6 weeks before transplanting out. Prefers full sun but tolerates partial shade. Swiss chard withstands light frost. (55 – 60 days).

Additional information

Weight .009 kg
Dimensions 12 × 8 × .3 cm