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Organic Golden Chard, Beta vulgaris

Organic Golden Chard, Beta vulgaris
Light: Full Sun/Part Shade 
Zones: 6-13 
Plant Height: 10-30 inches  
Plant Width:  10-30 inches
Seedling Depth: 1/2"
Days to Maturity: 25 days baby leaf, 50 days full size
 
Row Spacing:  Baby leaf 2-4 between bands.  Full size 18-24". 
 
Harvest:
After five weeks, when leaves are ~3”.  For full size leaves at any stage. Continuous harvests will encourage new growth
 
Special Features:
Chard (Beta vulgaris) is a hardy biennial in the Chenopodiacea family.  Chard is a type of beet specialized for leaf production.  HEIRLOOM Emerald green leaves with deeply golden stalks, savoyed leaves with moderately thick stems. This strain was rescued by the Abundant Life Seed Foundation and has been improved for color and vigor by seed producer and breeder Frank Morton.  Frost, drought and heat tolerant.  Chard can be direct seeded mid-spring through mid-summer and into fall in warmer regions. Transplants can be started indoors or in a cold frame 4-6 weeks before planting and transplanted outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Transplants result in earlier harvests. Optimal germination temperature is 55-75°F.  Days to maturity from direct seeding; if transplanting, subtract 14-21 days.
 
 
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