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Lucullus Swiss Chard

Tasty All Summer, Won't Bolt
  • SKU: 14560
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 200 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height: 24 - 30 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Lucullus Swiss Chard

Mild and sweet! Savoyed leaves top pale ivory celery-like stalks. 60 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 200 seeds per packet
  • FormAnnual. Upright.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height24 - 30 inches.
  • Spread8 - 10 inches.
  • Spacing6 - 8 inches between plants and spaced 18 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageLight green deeply savoyed leaves with pale ivory stalks.
  • FruitLight green, deeply savoyed, white veined, leaves. Long smooth stems with white, rounded mid-ribs.
  • Germination7 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile soil.; pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet, approximately 1,475 seeds per 1 oz.
  • CommentsOne of the earliest varieties of chard. Holds well after cutting. Tolerates hot weather. Grows until frost. Heavy yields. Never bolts.
  • Yield75 pounds per100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameBeta vulgaris var. cicla 'Lucullus'; Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family).
  • Size12 inches x 2.5 inches with rounded mid-ribs.
  • Depth1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity60 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
1A-4B 6/19 - 11/2
5A & 5B 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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