Swiss Chard Seeds - Swiss Chard Green Herb Seed

Swiss Chard Seeds - Green

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Swiss Chard Green (Beta Vulgaris ssp. Cicla Green) - Start Swiss Chard seeds for this highly nutritious plant for the herb garden! Swiss Chard is considered to be a biennial, and it is full of nutritious value. It contains 13 different polyphenol antioxidants including the cardio-protective flavonoid, kaempferol. It also contains an additional flavonoid called syringic acid which has had quite a large amount of current research done due to its properties that help regulate blood sugar.

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Green Red Mix
ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
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Flower Specifications

SEASON

Biennial

USDA ZONES

6 - 10

HEIGHT

20 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to late summer

BLOOM COLOR

Green

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Fertile, well-drained, loamy to sandy, slighlty alkaline soil

DEER RESISTANT

No

LATIN NAME

Beta Vulgaris

Swiss Chard Green (Beta Vulgaris ssp. Cicla Green) - Start Swiss Chard seeds for this highly nutritious plant for the herb garden! Swiss Chard is considered to be a biennial, and it is full of nutritious value. It contains 13 different polyphenol antioxidants including the cardio-protective flavonoid, kaempferol. It also contains an additional flavonoid called syringic acid which has had quite a large amount of current research done due to its properties that help regulate blood sugar. In addition to the antioxidants, Chard has vitamins E and K, along with magnesium, manganese and potassium.

Position Swiss Chard plants in full sun. It thrives in soil that has had organic matter added. It is recommended to add a couple of inches of compost to the soil a few weeks before planting the Swiss Chard seeds. Work the compost into about 6 inches of soil, and the Chard herb will have the nutrition that it needs. Harvest can be in 50 to 60 days after planting the herb seeds.

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus.

How To Grow Swiss Chard From Herb Seeds: Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds. To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

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You will want to grow this highly nutritious plant in your herb garden!

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Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

How to Grow

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus. Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 16 days
Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

Herb Specifications

To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

  • Plant Spacing: 4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart
  • Height: 20 inches
  • USDA Zones: 6 - 10
  • Season: Biennial

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 16 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

1/4 - 1/2 inch

SOWING RATE

2 - 3 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Biennial

USDA ZONES

6 - 10

HEIGHT

20 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to late summer

BLOOM COLOR

Green

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Fertile, well-drained, loamy to sandy, slighlty alkaline soil

DEER RESISTANT

No

LATIN NAME

Beta Vulgaris

Swiss Chard Red (Beta Vulgaris ssp. Cicla Red) - You will want to grow this highly nutritious plant in your herb garden! Start Swiss Chard seeds and enjoy this red variety that is full of nutritious value. It contains 13 different polyphenol antioxidants including the cardio-protective flavonoid, kaempferol. It also contains an additional flavonoid called syringic acid which has had quite a large amount of current research done due to its properties that help regulate blood sugar. In addition to the antioxidants, Swiss Chard herb has vitamins E and K, along with magnesium, manganese and potassium.

This variety, Ruby Red, is quite striking with dark green leaves and bright red stems and veins. It is a hardy plant and related to the beet. Position Red Swiss Chard herbs in full sun. They thrives in soil that has had organic matter added. It is recommended to add a couple of inches of compost to the soil a few weeks before planting the Swiss Chard seeds. Work the compost into about 6 inches of soil, and the Swiss Chard herb will have the nutrition that it needs. Harvest can be in 50 to 60 days after planting the herb seeds.

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus.

How To Grow Red Swiss Chard: Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds. To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

Great Addition

You will want to grow this highly nutritious plant in your herb garden!

 Great Addition

Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

How to Grow

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus. Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 16 days
Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

Herb Specifications

To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

  • Plant Spacing: 4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart
  • Height: 20 inches
  • USDA Zones: 6 - 10
  • Season: Biennial

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 16 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

1/4 - 1/2 inch

SOWING RATE

2 - 3 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Biennial

USDA ZONES

6 - 10

HEIGHT

20 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to late summer

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Fertile, well-drained, loamy to sandy, slighlty alkaline soil

DEER RESISTANT

No

LATIN NAME

Beta vulgaris

Swiss Chard Mix (Beta Vulgaris ssp. Cicla Mix) - Start Swiss Chard seeds for this highly nutritious plant for the herb garden! Swiss Chard is considered to be a biennial, and it is full of nutritious value. It contains 13 different polyphenol antioxidants including the cardio-protective flavonoid, kaempferol. It also contains an additional flavonoid called syringic acid which has had quite a large amount of current research done due to its properties that help regulate blood sugar. In addition to the antioxidants, Chard has vitamins E and K, along with magnesium, manganese and potassium.

Position Swiss Chard plants in full sun. It thrives in soil that has had organic matter added. It is recommended to add a couple of inches of compost to the soil a few weeks before planting the Swiss Chard seeds. Work the compost into about 6 inches of soil, and the Chard herb will have the nutrition that it needs. Harvest can be in 50 to 60 days after planting the herb seeds.

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus.

How To Grow Swiss Chard From Herb Seeds: Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds. To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

Great Addition

You will want to grow this highly nutritious plant in your herb garden!

 Great Addition

Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

How to Grow

Cut the Swiss Chard leaves close to the ground. Start with the oldest leaves first. The leaves do not last long, so plan on eating them quickly. Wash the leaves and stems in cold water and remove any dirt. The leaves can be prepared like spinach and the stalks can be prepared like asparagus. Plant Swiss Chard seeds directly outdoors in prepared soil a few weeks before the last expected frost. Lightly cover the Swiss Chard herb seeds.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 16 days
Swiss Chard Seeds | Green

Herb Specifications

To keep a steady supply of Swiss Chard all summer, sow the herb seeds in succession, every 2 weeks.

  • Plant Spacing: 4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart
  • Height: 20 inches
  • USDA Zones: 6 - 10
  • Season: Biennial

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 75F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

10 - 16 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

No

DEPTH

1/4 - 1/2 inch

SOWING RATE

2 - 3 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

4 - 6 inches apart in rows 12 - 18 inches apart

Videos

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