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Swiss Perpertual Chard

Looks and tastes more like spinach.
  • SKU: 72963
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 200 seeds
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Swiss Perpertual Chard

Slower to bolt than spinach, Perpetual is a great choice for Southern gardens. Its smooth, dark green leaves are flavorful and rich in antioxidants. Because it is slow to bolt, it extends the harvest season. 50 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height12-18 inches.
  • Spread12-15 inches.
  • Spacing12 - 15 inches between plants and spaced 24 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Zones3-9 (Annual)
  • FoliageSmooth, dark green leaves look similar to spinach leaves-and taste similar to spinach. Slender, light green stalks.
  • Germination7-10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile soil; pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • PruningRemove leaves as desired and enjoy yields all summer.
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating.
  • CommentsLooks and tastes more like spinach! Smooth, dark green leaves have nice flavor and are rich in antioxidants. Extremely resistant to bolting, much slower to bolt than spinach, allowing for a long harvest season. Its high resistance to bolting makes it a great choice for southern gardens. Enjoy through the summer and into fall.
  • YieldGreat yields.
  • Botanical NameBeta vulgaris 'Perpetual'
  • Depth1 inch.
  • Days To Maturity50 days
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2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Seeds
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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