Swiss Chard Bright Yellow Seeds
Info: Swiss Chard Bright Yellow is easy to grow, very decorative and tasty. It is a bright broad leaved chard with vivid yellow stems. Eat the young leaves in salads and save the larger leaves for steaming, stir-frying, or chopping and sautéing. Delicious in casseroles and quiches. Chard is a cool weather vegetable and will withstand a mild frost. It does well in containers and has a long harvest period.
Sowing & cultivation: Swiss chard is a prolific grower with a long cropping season, it tolerates partial shade, poor soil and inattention. Sow outdoors from May after the last frosts have occurred about 3 cm deep and about 30 cm apart. The harvest starts from June by cutting off the outer stems without hurting the heart.
|Botanical name||Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris|
|Sowing||from May outdoors|
|Location||sunny, rich soil|
|Germination temperature||15 - 20°C|
|Germination||10 - 14 days|
|Harvesting||from June to October|