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  Fordhook Giant, Organic
Fordhook Giant Organic Swiss Chard Seeds


 


Product Code: 55063


Item #55063*:
1/2 oz. [Price $3.95]
1 oz. [Price $5.95]
1/4 lb. [Price $11.95]
1 lb. [Price $24.95]

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
 

Organic swiss chard seed certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

Compact, heavy yields even in hot weather. The broad white stems are topped with deeply savoyed, tender, dark, glossy-green leaves. Plants average 25” tall. 58 days.

Easy to grow and prolific, producing delicious leaves and wide, crisp stalks throughout summer and fall. Leaves are eaten like spinach but are not as fussy about weather and soil. Grows well in containers.

1,000 seeds/oz. 2 lbs/acre.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location and sow seed as soon as the ground can be worked. In mild areas, plant any time of year. Cultivate soil and enrich with vegetable food. Firm soil over seed.
Care: Keep soil moist, weed free, and feed every 4 weeks.
Harvest: Break or cut outer leaves off at base when 6-8"/15-20 cm wide. Pick and discard old or tough leaves and flower stalks.
Your Health: Rich in Calcium, Iron, and Vitamins A, B1, B2 Niacin and C.

Planting Depth: 1/2"/13 mm
Seed Spacing: 1"/3 cm
Spacing Between Rows: 18"/46 cm
Days to Germination: 7-10
Spacing after Thinning: 8-12"/20-30 cm
Days to Maturity: 50-65

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