Vegetable Description: The delicious leaves of this variety are medium green, lightly crumpled when young and more heavily crumpled at maturity. Stalks and leaf midribs are smooth, thick, broad and white. Excellent addition to salads or used as a steamed vegetable. Height is 22-26 inches. Large White Ribbed Swiss Chard is heat tolerant and matures in approximately 52-63 days. Average water needs
Vegetable Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris var. cicla
Other Common Names: Seakale Beet
Vegetable Duration: Biennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 55
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 1200
Vegetable Height: 18” to 24”
Vegetable Spacing: 4” to 6”
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant about 4”-6” apart and 1/2“ below soil surface. Rows should be spaced at 18”-24” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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